Scherenschnitte: Designs and Techniques for the Traditional Craft of Papercutting

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Lark Books, 1996 - Crafts & Hobbies - 139 pages
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"One [crafts] technique that has survived through literally centuries of neglect is paper cutting, or "scherenschnitte

, a seemingly uncomplicated art practiced by the Chinese since A.D. 750...Through the skilled hands and adroit instructions of Swiss cutter Schlapfer-Geiser, it all appears quite simple to do....She patiently explains even the minutest of details of fine scissoring, from simple folds to pasting cuts on eggs, but in few words and with many black-and-white drawings...there are more than 48 pages of...samples to copy and snip..".-- "Booklist

. 144 pages, 15 color illus., 200 b/w illus., 7 x 10.

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Very detailed - enjoyed that this title has a variety of examples and color photos. Read full review

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Overwhelming talent and dedication. I'm agog but know I will never, ever try this. Read full review

Contents

Foreword
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Introduction
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Materials and Tools
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Copyright

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