1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse: Remake, Restyle, Recycle, Renew

1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse: Remake, Restyle, Recycle, Renew

by Garth Johnson
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1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse: Remake, Restyle, Recycle, Renew by Garth Johnson

Artists and crafters have always been recyclers, but for many, it has not only become a thrifty choice, it has become a moral imperative. 1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse contains a cutting edge collection of the most inventive work being made with re-used, upcycled, and already existing materials. The work in this book ranges from clever and humble personal accessories to unique and important large-scale works of art, including paper art, fashion, jewelry, housewares, interiors, and installations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592535408
Publisher: Quarry Books
Publication date: 11/01/2009
Series: 1000 Series
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 9.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Garth Johnson is a studio artist, writer and educator who lives in Eureka, California. In addition to maintaining the website \u0022Exteme Craft\u0022 (www.extremecraft.com) Garth writes for CRAFT magazine and his writing has been featured in museum catalogs, magazines, and books worldwide, including a contribution to the upcoming book Handmade Nation from Princeton Architectural Press. His first DVD, ReVision: Recycled Crafts for Earth-Friendly Living will be released by Eyekiss Films later this year. His artwork was featured in a solo show at Gallerie Maxim in Cologne, Germany in August, 2008. Garth received a BFA from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and an MFA from Alfred University. He has taught at Georgia State University, Columbus State University and is currently a full-time instructor at College of the Redwoods in Eureka, CA. In addition to teaching, he is a sought-after lecturer and visiting artist, with recent lectures at Ohio State University, Illinois State University, and the Kansas City Art Institute.

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1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse: Remake, Restyle, Recycle, Renew 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
bookworm25MM More than 1 year ago
only pictures in this book ; no guidelines how to make and re create what is in the pictures .............
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I don't know what the real book looks like, but the Nook version is hardly any text and tiny (really) postage size photos that can't be enlarged. I do regret purchasing this book. Would not recommend the Nook version.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Only thumbnail pics you can't even read, no description. Nothing. Keeps force closing, totally worthless.
Anonymous 11 months ago
I have a pup name Rockey amd he LOVES to reuse and recycle an bulit things out of old things.
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