The complete guide to cutting paper for artworks, greetings cards, keepsakes, and more. The appeal of papercutting is that anyone can try it, the equipment is cheap, and the results are stunning. All you need is practice to perfect the art. This beautiful book will introduce you to the world of papercutting and show you how to create your own exquisite works of art. Beginners will have all the knowledge they need to get started: from basic techniques to creative step-by-step projects. It's also a great resource for the more advanced papercutter: materials, techniques, and inspirational projects all feature. Learn about the history of papercutting and be inspired by the work from many international papercutting artists.
Features chapters on the history of papercutting, tools and materials, and both basic and advanced techniques.
Beautiful step-by-step projects apply the techniques explored in previous chapters.
Includes 50 specially commissioned templates for practice and projects.