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The Complete Book of Handcrafted Paper
     

The Complete Book of Handcrafted Paper

by Marna Burns
 

This abundantly illustrated, step-by-step guide to one of the oldest of practical arts describes all you need to know about papermaking. Easy to create at home or in the classroom, beautiful handcrafted paper has a multitude of uses — from greeting cards, notepaper, and calendars to customized artists' paper and stationery for commercial sale. Author Marna

Overview

This abundantly illustrated, step-by-step guide to one of the oldest of practical arts describes all you need to know about papermaking. Easy to create at home or in the classroom, beautiful handcrafted paper has a multitude of uses — from greeting cards, notepaper, and calendars to customized artists' paper and stationery for commercial sale. Author Marna Kern provides a guide to pulp sources (flowers and vegetable matter) and tells how to control molding and drying, sizing and finishing, painting, decorating, and embossing. A definitive work that will appeal to many craftworkers, this book reveals papermaking as an art that is foolproof, inexpensive, and ecologically minded.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486435442
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
03/19/2004
Series:
Dover Origami Papercraft Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.34(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

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