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Arnold Grummer's complete guide to paper casting
Grummer, Arnold E., 1923-
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Complete guide to paper casting
Publication Information:
Iola, WI : Krause Publications, [2002]

Physical Description:
96 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
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TT871 .G78 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize

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Are you intrigued by the look of dimensional paper but you're not sure where to begin? Unlock the mystery of this centuries old art form with the most comprehensive book available This guide takes you from the very basics of paper casting to choosing the best pulp, molds, and release agents for your needs, so you'll be creating your own stunning paper-cast pieces in no time.

This Essential Resource Includes Simple instructions for making pulp, adding botanicals, enhancing your creations with glitter and paint, and making molds from everyday items like rubber stamps and brass plaques A dozen unique projects you'll be proud to display Clear step-by-step photographs and easy-to-follow instructions Inspirational examples of paper-cast artwork, from scrapbook pages and greeting cards to bowls and framed calligraphy

Author Notes

Arnold Grummer has spent most of his life doing what he loves -- making paper. He has written three best-selling papermaking books, and produced three papermaking videos. Arnold is a former editor and faculty member of The Institute of Paper Chemistry and served as the curator of the Dard Hunter Paper Museum. Mabel is a former elementary-school teacher and an expert on making molds for paper casting. Arnold and Mabel currently reside in Appleton, Wisconsin

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 What Is Paper Casting?p. 6
Chapter 2 Make a Paper Cast in Minutes!p. 9
Chapter 3 Paper Casting Basicsp. 12
Chapter 4 Pulp Application Methodsp. 22
Chapter 5 Paper Casting With Everyday Objectsp. 26
Chapter 6 Paper Pottery: Paper-cast Bowlsp. 40
Chapter 7 Enhancing Paper Castsp. 50
Chapter 8 Making and Using Your Own Moldsp. 66
Chapter 9 Inspirationp. 84
About the Authorsp. 94
Glossaryp. 94
Resourcesp. 95
Indexp. 96