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The Art of the Contemporary Doll
Sandra Korinchak
• More than 220 photos of works by 50 dollmakers reveal the art’s dynamic scope
• Details the range of work produced across the United States
• Includes more than 200 dolls featuring the most contemporary styles, media, and designs
More than 220 color photos, together with descriptions of 50 dollmakers’ richly variedworks and techniques,
make up this fascinating overview of the state of the dollmaking art right now. The diverse range of designs,
styles and media—from plastic to wood, metal to found objects—serves as an inspiration, a reference, and
a summary of the dollmaking world in the early 21st century. The 50 doll artists featured, working across
the U.S., share personal insights about their own experiences with the creative process. They also discuss
challenges of aspects like facial detail and expression, material integrity and longevity, embellishments, and
construction. For designers, artists, craftspeople, and others, this breathtaking summary captures and reveals
today’s dollmaking art.
Sandra Korinchak
is an editor and writer with twenty years of experience in the subject areas of
crafts, how-to, and art.
Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 222 color photos • 128 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4860-0 • hard cover • $29.99
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Paper Jewelry:
55 Projects for Reusing Paper
Barbara Baumann, Photography by Flurina Hodel
• Instructions for 55 projects, including bracelets, necklaces, earrings, and hair accessories
• Re-use a variety of papers from maps and candy wrappers to cardboard and stationery
• A wide variety of projects for everyone from beginning crafters to jewelry artists
With detailed instructions, templates, and colorful photography, this book shows how to craft 55 paper
jewelry projects. Colorful and graphic designs range from necklaces, brooches, earrings, and bracelets to
hair accessories. Learn how to find inspiration in a wide variety of recycled papers. Projects re-use maps,
stationery, comic books, cardboard, magazines, and even candy wrappers. The various projects appeal to a
wide variety of aesthetics, from the more traditional and refined to the more contemporary and flamboyant.
There are also projects for a wide range of skill levels, making this an inspiring and practical book for everyone
from beginners to established jewelry artists.
BarbaraBaumann
is a teacher of textile crafts. After many years of working in adult education she now
heads a school media center. She loves patterns, structures, colors, and materials, as well as helping crafters
interpret, collect, and combine ideas in their work.
Size: 8 1/8" x 9 1/8" • 217 color photos • 176 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4852-5 • soft cover • $34.99
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