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      This wonderfully informative collection contains dozen of ideas and techniques that will take you beyond anything you've created before.      
                         
      The Art Of Paper Collage              
                         
     

The Art Of Paper Collage
By Susan Pickering Rothamel

Join nationally acclaimed artist Susan Pickering Rothamel as she opens your eyes to many new and exciting creative possibilities through The Art Of Paper Collage.

You’ll be amazed at what you can create from a few readily available supplies and a lot of imagination.

Explore collage techniques that include: rubber stamping, dry pigments, assemblage, photo transfer, montage and more. Learn how to make a rich, color saturated collage base beginning with a sketch and acrylic underpainting.

You’ll also discover unique collage making materials such as webbing spray, crackle medium and mica tiles.

As a whole new perspective on collage is revealed, you’ll be able to develop and apply your talent in many different ways. 132 pages, softcover. $24.95

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      Collage: The Fine Art Of Paper Collage Printing          
     

 

     
      Collage: The Fine Art Of Paper Collage Printing
By Susan Pickering Rothamel

In this first video, Susan demonstrates with clarity and knowledge of her craft how to compose and execute a landscape using paper, adhesive, paint, and other integrative media. This video takes the viewer from concept to underpainting, composition to completion. Each video box comes with written instructional tips and sources. 40 minutes. $31.95

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      Assemblage: As Fine Art      
             
     

Assemblage: As Fine Art
By Susan Pickering Rothamel

Assemblage is the perfect next step after making a scrapbook. This video demonstrates the use of three-dimensional items within a paper collage. Susan problem-solves issues that can arise with memorabilia that is raised and integrated with photographs. Each video box comes with written instructional tips and sources. 40 minutes. $31.95

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      Special Surface Effects      
             
      Special Surface Effects
By Susan Pickering Rothamel

In this exciting third video, art forms such as rubber stamping, collage, assemblage, paper making, scrapbooking and others are demonstrated. The use of embossing powders, mica flakes, tiles, dried flowers, dry pigments and more are shown in clear how-to steps. Each process includes actual artwork samples. Each video box comes with written instructional tips and sources. 65 minutes. $31.95

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      Creative Rubber Stamping Techniques      
                         
      Creative Rubber Stamping Techniques
By Mary Jo McGraw

Take stamping a step further! Inside this book you’ll discover fun, fast and easy ways to create fancier greeting cards, cooler notecards and prettier invitations. More than 30 easy-to-follow step-by-step projects, ranging from cute to wild – with even more “recipes” for exciting variations.

Learn how to: Layer embossing powders to create smooth enamel, cobblestone, carved stone and other textures. Use versatile vellum to create any look you want. Add fresh elements to your cards with sealing wax and beadwork. Create a sense of nostalgia with antique finishes. Use clay to create beads, “fossils” and other ornaments for your cards. Mix and match techniques for truly original results. $29.99

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      Creative Stamping In Polymer Clay      
                         
      Creative Stamping In Polymer Clay
By Barbara McGuire

This book is filled with simple techniques and fresh designs, Creative Stamping In Polymer Clay combines two fun, easy-to-master crafts in one. Get advice for choosing tools and materials and getting started. Also included are guidelines for stamping images on all your clay creations and a variety of exciting projects that experiment with color and finish.

Learn invaluable safety tips for baking your clay, along with helpful hints for adding your own personal “stamp” to each finished project. The marriage of polymer clay and stamping produces delightfully spontaneous results. Barbara McGuire provides all the instructions you need to experience them for yourself. $29.99

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      Making Gifts With Rubber Stamps      
                         
      Making Gifts With Rubber Stamps
By Sandra McCall

You’ll discover dozens of simple methods for creating sophisticated embellishments on everything from lampshades and pushpins to adorable mini- shadow boxes and handmade books. You’ll also have fun experimenting with stamps on unusual surfaces such as polymer clay, shrink plastic and rich velvet.

Through it all, McCall’s friendly, conversational instruction will make you feel as if she’s right beside you, enthusiastically offering tips and advice for making each project a success. She’ll encourage you to have fun exploring your own ideas along the way and before you know it, even the most ordinary items will beckon with creative stamping possibilities. Get started today! $29.99

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      30 Minute Rubber Stamp Workshop      
                         
     

30-Minute Rubber Stamp Workshop
By Sandra McCall

This book is perfect for beginning crafters or sophisticated stampers who want to make the most of their time. Inside they’ll find unlimited options for making quick and appealing gifts suitable for any occasion. All of the 30 projects include easy techniques for creating unique and beautiful creative expressions.

Sandra McCall provides detailed information on basic stamping techniques and tools, photos and descriptions of the materials used in each project, and tips for turning cool ideas into practical, easy-to-make projects. Also provided are ideas for the home, gifts for the gardener and wearable gifts including pins, necklaces, barrettes and bracelets. $31.99

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