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Title:
The art and craft of handmade cards
Author:
Maurer-Mathison, Diane V. (Diane Vogel), 1944-
Publication Information:
New York : Watson-Guptill, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
144 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780823021833
Format :
Book

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Summary

The Art and Craft of Handmade Cards demonstrates a wide array of creative options for creating beautiful, memorable greetings for any occasion. Acclaimed paper artist Diane Maurer-Mathison demonstrates, step by step, how to design folds, windows, edges, and layers, as well as how to decorate the card or invitation with colour, texture, and dimension. She also explains how to produce stenciling, stamping, embossing, collages, pop-ups, marbling, and numerous other techniques. What s more, everything is illustrated with beautiful and inspirational examples by the author as well as other leading paper and card artists.


Author Notes

Diane Maurer-Mathison is an expert in the art of decorating paper. Her work has been exhibited in galleries and museums around the world. She lives in Spring Mills, Pennsylvania.