Photocraft: Cool Things to Do with the Pictures You Love (Hardcover)
Cool Things to Do with the Pictures You Love
Bulfinch Press, 9780821261958, 160pp.
Publication Date: September 1, 2005
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The popularity of digital cameras has us taking more photographs than ever before, but what can you do with all those pictures? PHOTOCRAFT offers over 40 easy and creative alternatives to stuffing prints into dusty shoeboxes or albums. Turn your photographs into quilts, scarves, shower curtains or folding screens. Channel your inner Andy Warhol and a print becomes a piece of pop art. Decorate your home with these very personal and unique treasures or give them as one-of-a-kind gifts. Colour photographs and line illustrations accompany concise, step- by-step instructions for each project. The book also explains simple techniques such as scanning, cropping and overprinting. A unique and highly practical book, PHOTOCRAFT will appeal to everyone who has ever discovered - or taken - a photograph they love.
About the Author
Caroline Herter is the former publishing director of Chronicle Books and is the founder of Herter Studio, an independent publishing studio. She lives in San Francisco.Laurie Frankel began her career as a professional photographer in San Francisco after escaping her career as a creative director in New York. Since then, she has published several books including The Beauty Workbook, Baby Gifts, and Funny Bunnies. Her commercial clients include Pottery Barn, Gap, William Sonoma, Dreamworks, Burberry, and Macy's. Her work has also appeared in Parenting and Martha Stewart Kids.Laura Lovett has been creating beautiful things for as long as she can remember, and taking photographs since the age of six. Before starting her own design studio in San Francisco, Lovett was Senior Designer at Chronicle Books.