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Score: 8.8/10  [1 review]
3 out of 5
ProdID: 1054 - Paper in Three Dimensions
Brand / Author: Diane Maurer-Mathison

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Paper in Three Dimensions product reviews

From richly textured handmade paper to elegant paper sculpture, Paper in Three Dimensions brings papercrafting to new heights.

Lavishly illustrated step-by-step instructions make it easy to create dozens of the hottest papercrafts. Short courses in papermaking and dimensional paper techniques give readers the basic skills they need to successfully complete all the projects in the five exciting chapters:
    •  Creating Dimensional Handmade Paper
    •  Mastering Folded Paper Designs
    •  Constructing Paper Pop-Ups
    •  Exploring Traditional Paper Sculpture
    •  Building 3D Paper Structures

A gallery of work from top paper artists completes each chapter, providing a rich source of ideas and inspiration. The book also includes simple-to-follow instructions for several artists' own projects, giving papercrafters a unique opportunity to learn from the experts.

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Review by: tucker (Karl)
Dated: 11th of August, 2006

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This Review: 8.8/10
Value for Money:
Score 8 out of 10
Clear Instructions:
Score 9 out of 10
Clear Diagrams:
Score 9 out of 10
Personal Choice:
Score 9 out of 10

To be honest, I was expecting something a little different to what it turned out to be. I was expecting more step-by-step do-it-yourself, and less facts-and-figures-and-history... though I am far from dissatisfied by what is actually is...

Being a hands-on kinda guy and somewhat of a tinkerer and odds'n'sods craftsman, I was quite impressed with the calibre of the artwork displayed, and found much inspiration from the background and extra information provided, which complimented the DIY projects rather than swamping them at all. So the unexpected extras simply became enhancements, and what could be bad about that?!

Chapter 3 would have to be one of my favourites, as pop-ups have always fascinated me, and the sheer scope of possibility boggles the mind... from something quite basic like a set of stairs, through to something that deserves space in an Art Gallery that could easily take a skilled paper craftsperson a month to construct.

Chapter 2 is also a highlight for me, in that I have been an Origami practition of no great repute for longer than I care to remember... I still find the urge to fold orchids out of zig-zag papers irresistable when sitting at the pub quietly nursing a pint of good clear apple cider, with a dash of blackcurrant juice... tastes like big boy's ribena. Wink Icon

Overall, quite a stunner, and a pleasant surprise from cover to cover. If you are a beginner craftsperson, you should seriously consider this as both inspiration and reference manual, and a more experienced practitioner will still find this a delightful source of fresh ideas.

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