Item description for Paper: Tear, Fold, Rip, Crease, Cut by Paul Sloman...
Paper: Tear, Fold, Rip, Crease, Cut focuses on all aspects of paper manipulation. The book covers a wide range of techniques including drawing, painting, sculpture, collage, paper folding, cut-out, pop-up, and installation. Paper is one of the world's oldest materials and still one of the most widely used and this book celebrates paper in all its glory, providing an analogue remedy to the digital world. Paper profiles over 50 artists and designers who work with the medium, including Robert Ryan and Rachel Whiteread. Paper also offers a history of the material, from the ancient process of paper manufacture in Ancient China, to the most recent technological advances. From the traditional arts of origami, bookmaking, the humble paper aeroplane and paper plates to recent, groundbreaking product design Paper is a critical look at how paper is used today. Paper also boasts an interactive design which allows the reader to experience the art of paper firsthand--folding, cutting and manipulating the book to create their own paper objects and designs. Pushing the limits of the medium to its extremes, Paper: Tear, Fold, Rip, Crease, Cut is an interactive, intelligent and comprehensive look at paper today.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 8.25" Height: 8.25" Weight: 1.75 lbs.
Release Date Apr 14, 2009
Publisher Black Dog Publishing
ISBN 1906155585 ISBN13 9781906155582
Availability 0 units.
More About Paul Sloman
Scott Smith resides with his wife and four precious children near Houston, Texas. Although Scott's first children's book, he has published two other non-children's, non-fiction books--Mystery God: Supernatural End Time Secrets God Wants You to Unlock, and Cracking the Wine Case: Unlocking Ancient Secrets in the Christian and Drinking Controversy.