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|| 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.
|| "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.