The Black Apple's Paper Doll Primer

Activities & Amusements for the Curious Paper Artist

By Emily Windfield Martin
(Potter Craft, Paperback, 9780307586568, 159pp.)

Publication Date: November 2, 2010

List Price: $19.99*
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Join the creator of The Black Apple, Emily Martin, on a trip through her magical world of paper dolls, imaginary places, and clever craft projects.

Inside this book you ll find 21 sweet, mysterious characters with clothes and accessories all their own from a busy beekeeper's daughter to a bird-loving librarian. You ll also find 16 dolls ready to be designed and brought to life by you Emily will show you how to draw, paint, and personalize your way to a little paper replica of anyone you d like.

With basic art supplies and the instructions in the book, you ll also learn to:

Make a custom wedding invitation or holiday card
Color, cut, paste, and frame a unique family portrait
Design your own paper clothes, shoes, glasses, and the like
Cut and fold an armoire for doll-sized clothes
Build a paper theater using one of the TK illustrated backdrops
Direct a stop-motion film with jointed paper doll actors
"And so much more "

So sharpen your scissors and get ready for a unique and wonderful adventure.

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