Upon receiving only 6 usable responses from our questionnaire to Book Art Artists, Manufacturers, Publishers or Retailers, I realise this is not enough of a base with which to work. I started thinking about what I actually need to know in order to move forward. What WE need to know as a group. Here's the answers, … Continue reading Market Research – Analysis.
After looking through the paper art ideas on Pinterest, ( link in previous post), and having such great success with the last project, I took inspiration and produced a few mismatched pieces of my own : Above I covered a plain glass vase in torn up book paper, mostly for my own benefit as it … Continue reading Random paper art.
Here's my attempt at 'let it go' art: I tried some paper rolling ideas out this weekend, Firstly I tried with newspaper - I rolled the paper then flattened it out and rolled it into a circle - I didn't like the untidy effect this gave, it was difficult to keep the paper neat whilst … Continue reading Recycling, beyond the book.
Okay, stick with me, this is an epiphany post! So, The story goes like this: I toddled into the studio today and looked at my pretty pink roses and tree sculpture. I looked and thought, yeah pretty 🙂 and crafty? Crafty! I thought that This is not a good thing. I had cut outs … Continue reading Art- is truth?
Who said romance was dead? Here are 2 separate pieces I put together to photograph for ease in the studio today. The back piece is a cut out piece I made earlier, and I have just added papercraft flowers made from ink dying my book paper. I find the effect aesthetically pleasing, and whilst it … Continue reading Love, beyond the book.
The FESTIV_ALT 2015_Birmingham Well the Festiv_Alt is on Saturday 4th December and Amanda wanted some prints to create postcards with for sale on the stall. So I went on my usual mission and printed off some stuff I had on PC. I am very impressed with the results, especially as, early on my printer ink … Continue reading Festiv_Alt
So I was quilling away, as you do, and I noticed that I was getting some pretty cool shadows from the lounge lighting, so I took some photographs to further explore this idea. I would like to experiment more with this idea and use different lighting to see what effects I can entice from the paper. However I am … Continue reading Shadowplay & Matisse strikes again!