Crafting Personal Shrines: Using Photos, Mementos & Treasures to Create Artful Displays

Crafting Personal Shrines: Using Photos, Mementos & Treasures to Create Artful Displays

by Carol Owen
     
 

Creating a personal shrine is a meaningful way to commemorate special moments and people, and an artistically satisfying project, too. Carol Owen, a shrinemaker for more than 20 years, offers easy instructions and inspiring photographs that will guide anyone through the process. The work begins simply, with a basic frame for mounting treasured mementos. Then, learn

…  See more details below

Overview

Creating a personal shrine is a meaningful way to commemorate special moments and people, and an artistically satisfying project, too. Carol Owen, a shrinemaker for more than 20 years, offers easy instructions and inspiring photographs that will guide anyone through the process. The work begins simply, with a basic frame for mounting treasured mementos. Then, learn how to create doors, shelves, drawers, and other architectural features. There are suggestions on embellishments to personalize the shrine, and even ideas for possible objects to include. In addition to the author, 8 renowned shrine artists provide hands-on information about how they created their distinctive structures, and another two dozen experts offer insights into their creative practices. The vibrant gallery of work will spark anyone’s imagination. A Selection of the One Spirit Book Club.
The author lives in Pittsboro, NC.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781579908119
Publisher:
Lark Books NC
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >