Paper Illuminated

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Paper Illuminated

Includes 15 Projects for Making Handcrafted Luminaria, Lanterns, Screens, Lampshades, and Window Treatments

By Helen Hiebert; Ben Fink (Photographer)

Storey Books, Paperback, 9781580173308, 134pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2001

Description
Create glowing, three-dimensional home furnishings with handmade paper. Helen Hiebert shows you how to use paper to craft textured lampshades, patterned window treatments, and stenciled room dividers that gently diffuse light and fill your home with a stylish warmth. Discover techniques to make your paper more interesting, including piercing, layering, and crayon batiking. With easy-to-follow instructions and full-color photographs of 15 stunning projects, you ll be inspired to explore the endlessly exciting possibilities of mixing paper and light.


About the Author
Papermaker and artist Helen Hiebert has served as Program Director at Dieu Donne Papermill in New York City for five years, responsible for program development and administration, editing and design of the mill's newsletter, teaching and papermaking. She has written the popular book Papermaking with Plants, and her most recent Storey title is The Papermaker's Companion. Helen's paper products have been featured in the Dieu Donne papermaking exhibitions, and she has taught papermaking workshops at Dieu Donne, the Women's Studio Workshop, the Horticultural Society of New York, and the New York Botanical Garden. Her paper products have appeared in House & Garden and Country Living magazines. She currently resides in Oregon.

Ben Fink received his art education at the University of Memphis and Memphis college of Art. A freelance photographer since 1986, he has photographed for magazines such as "Saveur, Food & Wine, Bon Appetit", and" Scientific American". He lives in New York.