Details Basic skills from a renowned artisan
Convenient lay-flat spiral binding
Easy-to-use patterns with a gallery of designs and full-color photos and illustrations
This how-to guide by acclaimed papercutter Claudia Hopf features everything beginners need to know to learn the craft, including tools, step-by-step instructions, finishing tips, and more than 80 patterns for traditional designs and seasonal decora-tions and more. Color photos of examples of papercuttings from a variety of cultures and artists provide inspiration.
About the Author:
Claudia Hopf lives in Kennebunk, Maine, and has been creating papercuttings for more than 30 years. She is the author of 4 books on the Pennsylvania Dutch style of papercutting known as scherenschnitte. Her work has been exhibited in museums and shows across the country as well as galleries in Canada, France, Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Africa, and Australia.