By Ann Martin
Make ornamental, easy homemade initiatives with this pleasant advisor to paper crafting.
Recognized paper artist Ann Martin has searched across the world for targeted and lovely paper crafts to add on her renowned website—AllThingsPaper. during this e-book, she gathers thoroughly new tasks and indicates find out how to cause them to in ways in which are shrewdpermanent and enjoyable. all the paper tasks are incredible keepsakes, origami paintings or presents that categorical the wonder, attractiveness, and flexibility of paper.
All the tasks during this ebook are designed by way of famous paper crafters like Benjamin John Coleman, Patricia Zapata, and Richela Fabian Morgan. they've got all been growing remarkable gadgets with paper for a few years. no matter if you're a newbie or were paper crafting for a few years, you're sure to locate whatever you'll love in All issues Paper. quickly you may be in your option to developing your individual designs and paper art.I t is a brilliant e-book for skilled paper craft hobbyists trying to find new rules or for brand spanking new folders who are looking to research paper crafts from experts.
Projects during this e-book include:
• Candle Luminaries
• Citrus Slice Coasters
• Mysterious Stationery Box
• daily Tote Bag
• Silver Orb Pendant
• advantageous Paper Yarn Necklace
• and plenty of more…
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N Use the Overlay blending feature to blend two copies of the same image. n Use a matte black ink cartridge, if there is one, for more intense black. n Make a double print—run it through the printer twice. n Try a different fabric—such as a closely woven silk or cotton. indd 40 4/2/09 5:45:32 PM inkAID and golden digital grounds For the most vivid color and a paint-like surface, try using inkAID (see Resources, page 94). It is a coating you paint on the paper or cloth before you print to achieve the vivid colors similar to photographic paper.
Indd 54 4/2/09 5:49:18 PM simple ways of changing colors Changing color is one of the most engrossing things to do with images using image-editing software. You really feel like one of the gods on Mount Olympus when you start playing with color changes. The various software programs provide multiple ways to do this. With today’s computers and printers, we can create millions of colors. Enhance/Change Hue The simplest way to change color is to use the Enhance>Adjust Color>Adjust Hue/Saturation drop-down menu, which gives you three sliders to play with: Hue, Saturation, and Lightness.
Be on the lookout for striking and unusual color combinations and gradations from one color to another. Document these with your photography for later inspiration. Whether it is in gardens, fabric scraps, or sunsets, color is often a main artistic passion. indd 29 29 4/2/09 5:24:41 PM photo montage and design My themes are reflected in the photo montages I create. Cutting, assembling, and arranging photographs into quilt-like patterns are ways to get to know your photos and the qualities you might want to emphasize or enhance.