By Ann Martin
Make ornamental, basic home made initiatives with this pleasant advisor to paper crafting.
Recognized paper artist Ann Martin has searched internationally for certain and lovely paper crafts to add on her well known website—AllThingsPaper. during this booklet, she gathers thoroughly new initiatives and exhibits tips on how to cause them to in ways in which are smart and enjoyable. the entire paper tasks are tremendous keepsakes, origami artwork or presents that categorical the sweetness, splendor, and flexibility of paper.
All the initiatives during this ebook are designed by way of famous paper crafters like Benjamin John Coleman, Patricia Zapata, and Richela Fabian Morgan. they've got all been growing outstanding items with paper for a few years. even if you're a newbie or were paper crafting for a few years, you're guaranteed to locate anything you'll love in All issues Paper. quickly you'll be in your technique to growing your personal designs and paper art.I t is a smart publication for skilled paper craft hobbyists searching for new principles or for brand new folders who are looking to research paper crafts from experts.
Projects during this publication include:
• Candle Luminaries
• Citrus Slice Coasters
• Mysterious Stationery Box
• daily Tote Bag
• Silver Orb Pendant
• fantastic Paper Yarn Necklace
• and lots of more…
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For your first experiments, use tightly woven, smooth fabric measuring about 24 by 30 inches. Prewash it in hot water using Synthrapol or a laundry detergent with no scent or fabric softener. You can stretch it following the instructions on pages 31 or 32 or lay the piece directly on your prepared work surface, although it’s a bit more difficult to keep it flat and stretched. Pin or use painter’s masking tape on all four sides of the fabric, and stretch it as tautly as possible. You might want to lay a muslin drop cloth between your fabric and the plastic covering on your table if you decide to lay it flat.
They can, however, be mixed with up to 25 percent water to obtain a lighter shade. Instead of water, you can use a lightening medium, which lightens the shade of the color without compromising the pigment level and thus the intensity or saturation of color. To achieve lighter shades, mix these paints with the appropriate medium. (See Comparing Textile Paints, page 18, for information about 36 the paints; see Liquitex Professional Acrylic ink! ), feather dusters, or anything else you could substitute for a brush.
Using stencils. Cut a stencil, place it on the fabric, then spray the exposed area. ) 44 P ro fi le Profile: Annette Kennedy Annette Kennedy learned traditional quilting from her grandmother and mother during the 1980s, and then moved onto making art quilts in 2003. Annette’s quilts start with a photograph she has taken. She assembles the quilt top by using raw-edged appliqués that are fused to a base fabric, and then hand paints in the details and shadows. The before-and-after series of Annette’s quilts Agave (below) and Stone Cellar (see page 302) illustrate beautifully how the subtle introduction of paint can be the culminating and transforming touch to a relatively flat but complex art quilt.