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Learn how to create beautiful, hand-lettered stationery, art, and other decorations with Modern Calligraphy, a sophisticated, interactive book full of exquisite sample alphabets, fun exercises, and simple step-by-step projects. From modern calligraphy in ink to hand lettering in chalk on blackboard and brush lettering in paint, you will discover a variety of ingenious and unique ways to turn words and letters into projects that can be given as gifts, sent as snail mail, or used within your home decor. Among other things, you will learn to create eyecatching letterforms, embellish with swirls and flourishes, free-brush letters on canvas, and digitize your work for printing. Along the way, you will find plenty of inspiration and helpful artist tips to encourage you, as well as numerous open practice pages to help you develop your own lettering style. You can customize letters and words, developing your own rules and methods as you go. With oractical projects for all sorts of celebrations, from engagements and weddings to baby showers and even Halloween, Modern Calligraphy will give you the inspiration as well as the skills to turn your everyday handwriting into artwork.
This origami pack contains 96 high-quality origami sheets printed with colorful stars and diamond patterns. These striking patterns were chosen to enhance the creative work of origami artists and paper crafters. There's enough paper here to assemble amazing modular origami sculptures, distribute to students for a class project, or put to a multitude of other creative uses. This origami paper pack includes: 96 sheets of high quality origami paper Colorful stars and diamond patterns Double-sided color Small 6x6 inch squares Instructions for 6 original projects
Diagrams and folding instructions for 24 devilishly delightful
creatures -- everything from a troll (23 steps) to a high-flying
witch on a broomstick (141 steps).
Imaginative 3D origami projects that anyone can make! Do you love the art of paper folding? Well, your favorite pastime goes 3D in this origami guide! Inspired by the kawaii style everyone loves, 3D Origami Fun! shows you how to up your paper-folding game with twenty-five spectacular projects. From cupcakes to butterflies to sea turtles, each page features detailed explanations and step-by-step photos for constructing eye-catching sculptures using basic folds and origami pieces. Whether you're new to paper crafts or a seasoned pro, this book will teach you how to build a variety of impressive 3D origami projects. So take out your paper, flex your fingers, and get ready to create dozens of fun origami projects you won't find anywhere else!
Since 1967, crafters have entrusted their most treasured creations to Mod Podge - the number one, all-in-one glue, sealer and finish product that's water-based for easy cleanup and totally non-toxic. "Mod Podge Rocks!" features over 40 simple, inexpensive decoupage projects that showcase the versatility of this celebrated product. Contemporary, fun and welcoming - just like author Amy Anderson's popular "Mod Podge Rocks!" website - the book includes everything from home accessories and holiday decor to wearables and jewellery. A basic section outlines the simple techniques and each project features beauty shots, easy-to-follow instructions and how-to photos.
Re-create a beloved biblical story with beautiful origami pieces and a model ark. The story of how Noah built his ark and saved the world's animals from the Great Flood is one of the most endearing tales in the Bible. The 80-page illustrated book in this kit recounts the story of Noah's ark, and includes an account of the search for the actual ark on and around Mount Ararat. Detailed diagrams show how to fold Noah, his wife, and two each of doves, turtles, mice, rabbits, rams, rhinos, deer, lions, and giraffes. A punch-out model ark is also included, so that you can set up your very own diorama with the finished origami pieces.
"Calling all crafters, the marvellous Clare Youngs is back... Taking inspiration from the beauty of letter forms and typefaces, she has created 35 effortlessly stylish and contemporary projects for your home." Making Magazine 35 quirky and cool makes to bring a touch of typography to your home. Clare Youngs presents a range of simple projects, using inexpensive and easy-to-find materials, so you can make your very own colourful alphabet. For a stylish display, adorn your mantelpiece with bold letters made out of recycled fruit crates, make your own vintage fabric `T', or cheer up a child's bedroom with a bright alphabet pillowslip. All the projects are clearly explained with step-by-step artworks, and there is a tools and techniques section so you can brush up on your crafting skills - all you need to do is decide which letter to create. It's as easy as A, B, C.
Go back to the days when dinosaurs ruled the earth with How to Make Paper Dinosaurs, the great origami book containing 25 prehistoric paper-folding projects to sink your teeth into. With big dinosaurs, small ones, ocean-dwellers, and high flyers, there are origami projects here to entertain any dino lover. Try your hand at the flying Pteranodon or fold one of the largest land animals that ever existed, the Apatosaurus. From the Cretaceous period you can make the king of dinosaurs, the Tyrannosaurus Rex, and from the Jurassic age comes the spiny Stegosaurus. Every project has simple step-by-step instructions and clear photographs, as well as helpful arrows showing you where to fold. Each design is allocated a skill rating - start with an easy one and once you've mastered that move on to something a bit more challenging. The book includes 50 specially designed pieces of origami paper so you can start folding right away.
Easy to use patterns. Covers all major holidays with 275 patterns for a variety of designs for each holiday Also includes zodiac signs and flowers for each month of the year All original designs by internationally known papercutting artist, Claudia Hopf
Whether you love cute and cuddly animals like the baby bear and the cheeky monkeys, or are friends with the feathered variety, you are sure to go wild for any of the 35 innovative designs. There are four great chapters explaining how to really bring your paper to life. Animal Fun has classic designs like the crane and fox, while Safari takes its inspiration from the Serengeti with projects for zebras, giraffes, lions and more. Next is Sea World, home to ocean dwellers including the dolphin, sea turtle and even a blowfish, and the Forest chapter has ideas to transform your paper into a tree-dwelling owl or squirrel. Every project comes with simple step-by-step instructions and clear photographs, as well as helpful arrows showing you where to fold. Each design has also been given a skill rating, so start with a simple one and once you've mastered that move on to something a bit more challenging. 50 specially designed pieces of origami paper are included with the book, meaning you can start folding right away.
The Russian-born designer Erte was a major influence on style and
design of the 20th century. Thirty of his loveliest Art Deco
costumes, drawn between 1915 and 1922, appear in this dazzling
collection. Graceful figures model exotic garments, a dancer's
attire comprised entirely of flowing ribbons, and other fanciful
Create a fantastic world of delight with these 35 inspiring projects - all made from old books! Follow Clare Youngs' simple step-by-step projects to make a huge variety of creative book art projects. In the first chapter, Folding Books, get folding and make a beautiful bird, a sailor's knot and a shining star, they look impressive but are deceptively simple to make. In Chapter 2, Making Scenes, you will learn how to cut and glue splendid scenes such as tiny paper mushrooms and ferns under a glass bell jar, a fairytale castle and a tiger in the jungle, all of which would make great gifts, or just keep and display them all yourself! Chapter 3, Refashioned Pages, has ideas for transforming the pages cut from books - make greeting cards, a botanical print lampshade and hanging birds. All the projects have helpful step-by-step instructions and illustrations so all you need are a few old books and you are ready to start!
This pack contains 48 high-quality origami sheets printed with 8 different lovely flower patterns. Flower patterns are bright, colorful and unique. Origami Paper Flower Patterns takes lovely flower designs and transforms them into origami folding paper. These paper packs make a great resource for all different kinds of folding, crafting and scrapbooking projects. This origami paper pack includes: 48 sheets of high-quality origami paper 8 beautiful flower patterns Double-sided color Small size 6 3/4'' squares Origami basics and folding techniques Instructions for 7 easy origami projects
Nothing says I love you more than a handmade gift! With this easy origami kit you can create romantic hand-folded and personalized notes using the authentic Japanese art of paper-folding. Your words of love take on special meaning when written on these lovely origami papers. The original double-sided designs in this kit feature charming patterns and colors to beautifully complement your message. Most of the projects are easy enough for origami beginners and would even make great origami-for-kids activities. Just imagine the delight of your loved ones as they receive your personally-folded origami love note in one of 12 original designs, including: The simple and sweet Seal It with a Heart Valentine The Sealed with a Kiss Envelope, an elegant way to present a small note The Love in Bloom rosette that reveals your message once the petals are opened The Folded Money Heart a meaningful way to enhance a cash gift And many other romantic notes, cards and envelopes! This origami kit includes: 48 High-Quality Origami Papers A 32-Page Full-Color Origami Book 12 Original Origami Folding Projects
Origami7 is a collection of papers published for the 7th International Meeting on Origami in Science, Mathematics and Education (7OSME), held at Oxford University in the United Kingdom from September 4-7, 2018. 7OSME is the seventh conference in a series dedicated to research in the applications of origami and folding in the conference title fields, as well as in technology, design and history. There are 4 volumes in the collection: this volume and volume 3 contain papers on engineering. Papers published include research into diverse folding applications and products, adding strength to defensive shields, reinforcing tube strength, development of space sails, and the applications of folding processes to robotics. Some papers also explore the mechanical properties of the Miura fold, curved folding, and tessellations.
Paris-based artist Nathalie Lete creates delightfully whimsical illustrations of forest animals and nature scenes. This set of notecards features Nathalie's colorful images of flowers, mushrooms, rabbits, hedgehogs, foxes, and more!
Introducing techniques for making pop-ups from one sheet of card, the third title in this series on paper engineering takes folding techniques into the third dimension. Each chapter introduces a new technical idea and shows how that technique can be adapted in many different ways, or combined with techniques from earlier chapters. These 3-D techniques can be incorporated into any design where typography and/or illustration are used, including mail-shots, personal publicity, invitations, business cards and greetings cards. With their emphasis on surface design over complex cutting, the pop-ups have an instant appeal for designers. Following the elegant, easy-to-follow style of Paul Jackson's other titles for Laurence King, Cut and Fold Techniques for Pop-Up Designs is an essential resource for marketing professionals and design students.
This book is your complete introduction to the art of hand printing. You will be guided through a plethora of techniques that include relief-, screen- and mono- printing - all using tools and materials that are easy to source and use at home in your kitchen, bathroom or garden. A printing press is not required for any of the projects. Vanessa Mooncie's beautiful original designs will enable you to make your own printed greetings cards, crockery, cushions, silk scarves, jewellery, bag, even wallpaper, plus many more inspirational projects for fashion and home. With easy-to-use templates and beautiful step-by-step illustrations you can create that special, individual gift with handmade charm.
Easy-to-perform paper miracles: make a piece of newspaper disappear, link paper rings magically, tricks with dollar bills, tricks with paper bags, animated paper folds, make "living" paper dolls, mind-reading tricks with file cards, much more. Essential tricks for amateur and professional alike. 356 illustrations.
Discover the fun and joy of scrapbooking with this essential guide! Introduced by Lisa Bearnson, the "Creating Keepsakes" founding editor, this revised and expanded edition combines all the instruction of the original along with comprehensive coverage of new scrapbooking tips, techniques, and supplies. You'll discover more than 90 never-before-seen layouts featuring practical ideas and themes; principles of basic scrapbook design and helpful hints; guidelines for organizing and preserving photos and memorabilia; ways to sharpen your journaling and photography skills; and, an introduction to digital scrapbooking. Whether you're a beginner or have been scrapbooking for ages, this guide will get you excited and going strong.
Over 25 magical projects with easy-to-follow instructions! Welcome to the world of Unicorns! We love these magical and mythical horned creatures that inspire the imagination with their wonder and vibrancy. This book explores the magic and fun of these majestic animals with dozens of fun and entertaining projects dreamt up by Isabel Urbina Gallego including: unicorn headbands! iPhone cases! handbags! papercrafts! plush! and so much more! Both novice and expert crafters will enjoy this variety of projects. Each craft comes with a list of all the items and templates that you will need to create your unicorn-fueled fun. There's no shortage of ways that you'll be able to envision these dazzling Unicorn Crafts?the perfect activities for any adventurous unicorn fan. Great for yourself or to give as gifts, but you'll probably want to make them for both... Get ready to spread the magic!
This origami art book features the work of 25 contemporary master folders who are among the most innovative origami artists working today. They are pushing the boundaries of origami vigorously in new directions in terms of style, scale, materials, subject and scope. This elite group includes: Joel Cooper Erik Demaine and Martin Demaine Paul Jackson Beth Johnson Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander Robert J. Lang Linda Mihara Bernie Peyton Richard Sweeney And many more The stunning photos and brilliant essays in this book demonstrate why origami is now an international art movement largely through the efforts and artistic genius of a few contemporary masters. The trailblazing efforts of Japanese artist Akira Yoshizawa elevated the paper folding to an artform by showing how subtle shapes and figures could be created from a single sheet of paper though a variety of non-traditional folding techniques. Artists in other parts of the world including the United States, France, England, China and Scandinavia took Yoshizawa's cue and pushed these techniques further and further. The result has been the emergence of many new and surprising sculptural forms created through techniques such as wet folding, curved creasing, tessellating and the application of alternative materials besides paper.
Alongside the craft revolution, pinatas have experienced a huge revival in recent years. Enter Pinata Party- the ultimate DIY craft book for those wanting to create their own version of this party accessory. The book starts with a crash course in pinata construction, and is followed by 30 pinata designs from a pizza slice and tropical cocktail pinata, to disco ball earrings and flower power cake toppers. Not every design is actually a pinata - some take the basic concepts of fringing and paper craft and turn them into something completely new. Each design features the author's colourful and bold signature style, and covers a range of techniques to cater to all skill levels. Pinata Party is a fresh take on a practical craft book that will appeal to all sorts of makers.
This is the top, the cream of the crop, the ultimate origami collection against which all others will be judged! With over 125 projects--from animals to cars, dinosaurs to Elvis--if it can be folded, "Uber Origami "has it.Gathered from the most popular books by the ingenious origami expert Duy Nguyen, this array of projects will astound any fan of paper art. Some even use junk mail or dollar bills! And everything's arranged by category so it's easy to find just what you're looking for, from the most traditional folds to funky new designs. "Sections include: "Easy Does It (for beginners) - Animals, Myths & Monsters - Man & Machine - Irregular Origami - Holiday Origami
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