|aTunbridge Wells, Kent, Great Britain :|bSearch Press,|c2015.
|a144 p. :|bcol. ill. ;|c26 cm.
|aRenowned papercutter Jessica Palmer shares her art from inspiration to conclusion. Learn how to separate the visual world into positive and negative shapes and design gorgeous images with pattern, texture and impact. A practical section shows step by step how to 'draw with a knife' safely and effectively. Then Jessica provides artistic insights into an inspiring selection of her paper artworks, including silhouettes, portraits, landscapes, fashion images, illustrations, life drawing and more.
|aThe story of papercutting -- Seeing as a papercutter -- Finding inspiration -- Getting started. Materials -- Techniques -- Turning images into papercuts -- Art in paper. Silhouettes -- Portraits -- Landscapes and cityscapes -- Fashion -- Book covers -- Illustrations -- Still life -- Animals -- Using text -- Life drawing -- Shadow painting -- 3D papercutting -- Templates.
內容簡介top The Art of Papercutting 簡介 Renowned papercutter, Jessica Palmer introduces the story of papercutting, then shows the reader how to 'see the world' as a papercutter. Sharing her art from inspiration to conclusion, she shows how to separate the visual world into positive and negative shapes and design gorgeous images, creating pattern, texture and striking images from paper. Her art is essentially 'drawing with a knife' and she shows step by step how to achieve this safely and effectively. A practical section explains the materials needed and techniques used, including how to work from photographs. Then Jessica shares her art in paper, which includes silhouettes, wearable art, portraits, landscapes, fashion images, book covers and illustrations, life drawing, works in 3D and more.