Artful Memories: Create One-of-a-Kind Scapbook Pages, Memory Books and Framed Art

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North Light Books, Jul 21, 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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Making Art for Memory's Sake

Keeping memories is so much more than just sliding photographs into the plastic sleeves of a photo album - it's an art form. Inside Artful Memories, co-authors Carol Wingert and Tena Sprenger show you how to take your memory art to the next level by creatively combining traditional artist's mediums with fabric, papercrafting and bookmaking supplies.

You'll learn how to:Alter and enhance photos with art supplies, like watercolor, acrylic paint, tar gel and even a Polaroid Day Lab machineFind inspiration in everyday items - like clipboards, fabric and even cabinet doors - and use them to creatively display your photographsCreate all kinds of memory art, including sophisticated scrapbook layouts using paper and fabric, books with pages made of everything from transparency sheets to canvas, and even personalized art for your wallsFrom image transfers to book binding, Artful Memories combines the hottest techniques in the memory art world to help crafters make the most of their treasured memories. You'll find projects you love in each of the four chapters: Paper Arts, Fabric Arts, Book Arts and Wall Arts. And you'll be inspired by the work contributed by some of the hottest names making memory art today that fills the galleries at the end of each chapter.

Inspired yet? Grab a copy of this book, your favorite photographs and start making memory art today!

 

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User Review  - Jennie_103 - LibraryThing

Despite it's modern look and strong design principles, I found very little I could take away from this book and reuse except for possibly the use of paperclay to produce my own embellishments. All the ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Carol Wingert has taught at Creating Keepsakes University and was the keynote speaker at an Australian scrapbook convention in 2004. She was the lead artist in Autumn Leaves' The Book Book and has been a contributing artist in six of their other publications. She is also a frequent contributor to Legacy magazine, published by Stampington.

Tena Sprenger is an instructor of memory and photo art who has contributed art to four Autumn Leaves publications. Tena has participated in product development for 7 gypsies and has represented them at trade shows, producing artwork and display samples. She is a 2004 inductee into the Creating Keepsakes Hall of Fame.

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