Fall in love with the whimsical world of paper crafting and explore the never-ending possibilities of handmade paper art with I Love Paper.
A practical book of inspiration with 40 paper projects, this illustrated reference guide will teach you the basics of playing with paper. With a comprehensive introduction to various basic techniques, I Love Paper contains lots of tips, ideas and step-by-step instructions. Learn how to create gorgeous pieces from paper cut artist Fideli Sundqvist, who will guide you through all of the tricks and techniques to making adorable and accessible paper projects.
Join the fold and try your hand at crafting an intricate and beautiful world, everything from geometric figures, multi-storey buildings, flowers and various food dishes to how you build up entire settings and stories in paper.
"Sundqvist, a Swedish artist who specializes in three-dimensional paper art, introduces a variety of techniques for working with paper in this stunning collection of projects. The book is divided into general themes, including silhouettes, geometric shapes, food, animals, and buildings, and each theme contains a selection of Sundqvist's work as well as templates and instructions for creating your own paper art. Some of the projects require origami-style folding; others use creative cutting or the use of colored or specialty papers to achieve the desired effect. Most of the instructions are strictly textual, so knowledge of paper craft basics is helpful. Some of Sundqvist's art is so elaborate that it isn't immediately apparent that it's made of paper, such as her colorful homages to business and leisure, which were designed for display in a hotel. VERDICT Duplicating Sundqvist's more elaborate creations requires a steady hand and a good deal of skill, but there are plenty of easier projects in this collection that could serve as a stepping-stone to more complex paper crafting." - Library Journal