The Cloth Paper Scissors eBook: Techniques and Inspiration for Creating Mixed-Media Art

Find out where paint, paper, fabric, metal, and wax all come to play with this easy-to-download The Cloth Paper Scissors eBook.

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Find out where paint, paper, fabric, metal, and wax all come to play with this easy-to-download The Cloth Paper Scissors eBook .

Uncover the very best articles and projects from the first six years of Cloth Paper Scissors magazine. Barbara Delaney, assistant editor for Cloth Paper Scissors magazine, has assembled a gold mine of the top articles, hands-on art pieces, and mixed-media ideas for the first time ever. Explore the exciting worlds of collage, journaling, encaustic, printing, assemblage, metal work, and more. Discover how to make interesting fabric surface designs, keep a uniquely-you sketchbook, and transform a basic photograph into something unexpected. The only rule in this must-have mixed-media resource is that there are no rules.

In addition to projects and techniques, the artists of The Cloth Paper Scissors eBook elaborate on their favorite tools and mediums. Choosing and using just the right paint, fabric, paintbrush, glue, paper, wax, found object, and more is made easy for you with this light-hearted guide. The projects inside are suitable for many skill levels, with opportunities for every mixed-media enthusiast to have fun while enhancing their skills and adding a personal touch to their art. If you are new to mixed-media, you will love the accessible and easy-to-learn projects. And if you are already familiar with mixed-media and Cloth Paper Scissors magazine, you will love the convenience of owning so many great articles and art project ideas in one superb collection.

With the handy eBook of The Cloth Paper Scissors eBook, you'll enjoy the advice and company of the best mixed-media artists in the convenience of your own home or while you're out and about!

Table of Contents

Introduction: A Note from Barbara

A Beginner’s Guide to Beginning- Jodi Ohl
Extra: Mixed-Media Toolbox
Idea to Image- Laura Cater-Woods
Extra: Mixed-Media Glossary
My Thread Sketch Journey- Kelli Nina Perkins

Printmaking and Surface Design
Mixed-Media Watercolor Techniques- Jacqueline Sullivan
Building Upon Layers: Detailed Design Made Easy- Beryl Taylor
Texture and Layers with Acrylic Paint and Stencils- Lisa Kesler
Translucent Transfers- DJ Pettitt
Extra: Paper Alternatives
Making Gelatin Monoprints- Jenn Mason

Journals and Bookmaking
Keeping Creative Sketchbooks- Jane LaFazio
The Meander Book- Susie LaFond
Extra: Easy Book Binding
Art Journaling: Pages in Stages- Dawn DeVries Sokol
Travel Journals: Maps as a Starting Point- Jacqueline Newbold
If These Walls Could Talk: Home Journaling- Lynn Whipple

Collage and Assemblage
Stop! Look! Listen! Recycling Your World Into Art- The Oiseaux Sisters, Susan Andrews and Carolyn Fellman
The Mixed Adventures of a Superhero Series- June Pfaff Daley
Cupcake Concoctions- Sue Pelletier
Extra: 25 Found Objects + 50 Papers to Collect
All Torn Up: An Approach to Collage- Elizabeth St. Hilaire Nelson
Character Study: Text as a Collage Element- Lisa Occhipinti

Mixed-Media Stitching
Paper Collage Quilts- Annette Morgan
Mix and Stitch- Dorit Elisha
Sealed with a Stitch- Viv Sliwka
Extra: Four Easy Handstitches

Mixed Media and Beyond: Encaustic, Metal , and Jewelry
The Encaustic Collage- Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch
Extra: Make It Stick: A Guide to Adhesives
Metal Magic- Beryl Taylor
Metal Heads: Image Transfers on Metal- Janette Schuster
Dipped and Delightful: Paper Beads- Kelli Nina Perkins

Get Your Art Out There!
Heavens to Etsy!- Cate Coulacos Prato
10 Tips for Selling Your Art During Hard Times- Cate Coulacos Prato

Meet the Contributors

About the Author
Barbara Delaney is the assistant editor of the very popular popular Cloth Paper Scissors magazine and has been with the magazine since its debut. She has an adament love for working in mixed media, growing to adore its many art forms.
“Go ahead, pick up a copy and stretch your mixed media wings!” –
“I'm reliving my heyday with these awesome articles from the humble beginnings of Cloth Paper Scissors.  You will love them.   I guarantee that.  If you don't have access to earlier issues of the magazine,  this is a great way to catch up and light a creative fire!” – Kelli Nina Perkins, Blog
“Those interested in mixed media will love this new book" –

SKU: EP3879

Author/Speaker/Editor: Barbara Delaney

Format: eBook

ISBN 13: 9781596689404

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