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Japanese Paper Crafting : Create 17 Paper Craft Projects and Make Your Own Beautiful Washi Paper - Michael G. LaFosse

Japanese Paper Crafting

Create 17 Paper Craft Projects and Make Your Own Beautiful Washi Paper

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Published: 1st July 2014
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Product Description

In Japanese Paper Crafting, world renowned paper artist Michael G. LaFosse teaches you all the essential techniques needed to make your own beautiful handmade washi paper at home. The book's clear and simple step-by-step instructions, diagrams and photographs show you not only how to create your own handmade paper using inexpensive and easy-to-find materials--but how to turn your handmade papers into exquisite paper craft objects. Readers will enjoy crafting 17 original LaFosse designs using their very own handmade washi papers! This book is the perfect gift for anyone who loves scrapbooking, making handmade gift cards, origami and paper crafts in general. Making your own washi paper is the natural starting point to creating high-quality paper craft objects of any type. The fabulous projects in the book include hand-bound Notebooks, Purses, Wallets, Gift Cards and Desktop Accessories.

About the Author

Michael G. LaFosse has been creating paper sculpture since childhood, and is internationally regarded as one of the world's leading authorities on origami. LaFosse's work has graced museums worldwide--including the Louvre, the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum in Tucson, and Hangar 7 in Salzburg, Austria. Richard L. Alexander co-founded the Origamido Studio, a teaching center, gallery and design studio, with Michael G. LaFosse in 1996. Greg Mudarri has lived, traveled, and taught in Japan, and is an avid origami enthusiast.

""Japanese Paper Crafting" is a re-release of the 2007 book for Tuttle Publishing by Michael G. LaFosse with Richard L. Alexander and Greg Mudarri. With paper crafting so hot, and washi practically a household name thanks to the popularity of washi tape, I can see why they would bring this one out again. The included history of washi and detailed instructions for making your own are informative, and the projects have an elegance due at least in part to the use of such gorgeous paper." "All Things Paper" blog" "More than a book about origami, this is a book about paper. Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander run Origamido Studio, where they make their own folding paper, and here they share their knowledge of making different types of Washi paper, all with "[...] expands the art of paperfolding to show how it can be used to add beauty to unexpected parts of our lives. The 17 projects in this book stem from washi papercraft techniques, and guide you in the creation of such wonders as a paper clutch purs "Japanese Paper Crafting is a re-release of the 2007 book for Tuttle Publishing by Michael G. LaFosse with Richard L. Alexander and Greg Mudarri. With paper crafting so hot, and washi practically a household name thanks to the popularity of washi t -[...] expands the art of paperfolding to show how it can be used to add beauty to unexpected parts of our lives. The 17 projects in this book stem from washi papercraft techniques, and guide you in the creation of such wonders as a paper clutch purse, a gorgeous vase cover, a whimsical sailboat envelope, and a sewn washi book printed with your own poems or whatever you'd like.- --Castle in the Air blog -Washi paper simply inspire beauty in our lives and it's fun to make!- --Origami Blog -More than a book about origami, this is a book about paper. Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander run Origamido Studio, where they make their own folding paper, and here they share their knowledge of making different types of Washi paper, all with photo illustrations.- --Gilad's Origami Page -Japanese Paper Crafting is a re-release of the 2007 book for Tuttle Publishing by Michael G. LaFosse with Richard L. Alexander and Greg Mudarri. With paper crafting so hot, and washi practically a household name thanks to the popularity of washi tape, I can see why they would bring this one out again. The included history of washi and detailed instructions for making your own are informative, and the projects have an elegance due at least in part to the use of such gorgeous paper.- --All Things Paper blog -This book's chief value lies in the highly detailed and well illustrated instructions for making washi, a beautiful and highly desirable Japanese handmade paper. A lovely book for paper crafters.---Library Journal "Washi paper simply inspire beauty in our lives and it's fun to make!" --Origami Blog "This book's chief value lies in the highly detailed and well illustrated instructions for making washi, a beautiful and highly desirable Japanese handmade paper. A lovely book for paper crafters."--Library Journal "[ ] expands the art of paperfolding to show how it can be used to add beauty to unexpected parts of our lives. The 17 projects in this book stem from washi papercraft techniques, and guide you in the creation of such wonders as a paper clutch purse, a gorgeous vase cover, a whimsical sailboat envelope, and a sewn washi book printed with your own poems or whatever you'd like." Castle in the Air blog"

ISBN: 9784805312926
ISBN-10: 4805312920
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 1st July 2014
Publisher: Tuttle Shokai Inc
Country of Publication: JP
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 27.9  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.56