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Mixed-media books : dozens of experiments in altering books / Gabe Cyr.

Cyr, Gabe, 1943- (Author).

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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library REF 745 CYR YA (Text) 39206020845556 Teen Reference Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781600595431
  • ISBN: 160059543X
  • Physical Description: 144 pages. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm.
  • Edition: 1st pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Lark Books, 2009.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes indexes.
Previously published as New directions in altered books.
Formatted Contents Note:
Choosing the right book -- Preparing your book -- Design principles -- Tools and materials -- Techniques for altering books -- Picture this! -- My beauty comes from within, but is my lipstick on straight? -- Is it time yet? -- Sacred spaces -- Just hanging around -- My roll in life -- Bend me, shape me -- Making a new kind of music -- Doll + Book = Fun! -- Where are my socks? -- Books to make your heart sing -- Celebration! -- Standing on its own -- The world is my canvas -- Anne Mayer Hesse, dollmaker -- Nicole McConville, assemblage artist -- Rebecca Aranyi, printmaker -- Mary Ellen Long, environmental artist -- Pamm O. Hanson, painter -- Jane Powell, multimedia artist -- Jan Bode Smiley, quilter -- Lael Alon, graphic designer -- Richard Babb, photographer -- LynnDee Nielson, sculptor -- Holly Hanessian, ceramist -- Kate Stockman, writer -- Round robins -- Other ways of collaborating -- Institutions working together -- Working with kids.
Summary, etc.:
"Look at a book and ask "What if?" suggests Gabe Cyr. With her advice and inspiration, you'll try new ways of turning any volume into art, including a fabric triptych shrine, a sculptural picture frame with a 3-D collage, and a hinged format that incorporates mini-books into its ingenious design. You'll find thes inventive projects a rewarding starting point for your own work" --Cover, p. 4.
Subject: Altered books.
Genre: Young Adult.

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