Paper Transformed: A Handbook of Surface-Design Recipes and Creative Paper Projects

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Quarry Books, 2007 - Crafts & Hobbies - 176 pages
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Paper is a bountiful and inexpensive resource that can be transformed into amazing works of art once touched by the skilled paper artistÆs hand. This book would serve as the ultimate, up-to-date resource for any paper crafter, artist, or designer who wishes to create and use hand-designed papers; offering step-by-step illustrated instructions for 100 styles of beautiful handmade papers and offering a gallery of ideas for how to use them. The paper treatments would cover some traditional processes as well as numerous variations with scores of new and original paper treatments and project applications from the author.

The application possibilities are endless as are the ways the papers can be used: for booking and journal making, scrapbooks, card making, paper sculpture, paper jewelry, collage, home d¬cor, and more.

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Needs studying to put into practice what this book can do. Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Julia Andrus attended the Minneapolis Institute of Art with a focus on textile arts, which included illustration and organic chemistry. She worked as a chemist technician for the Honeywell Corporation while in Minneapolis before devoting 15 years to a freelance career as a graphic designer and illustrator while raising a family. She attended broadcast training in Tampa, Florida, and is an approved presenter with the Home Shopping Network where she has represented Duncan products as well as her own signature craft product lines. Julia has appeared numerous times on a variety of craft shows for television including those on HGTV and DIY Network. She is currently working on the production of a major network television show devoted to crafting.

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