Playing with Books by Jason Thompson
The Art of Upcycling, Deconstructing, and Reimagining the Book

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In these pages, Jason Thompson has curated an extensive and artistic range of both achievable upcycled crafts made from books and book pages and an amazing gallery that contains thought-provoking and beautiful works that transform books into art.

 

The content encompasses a wide range of techniques and step-by-step projects that deconstruct and rebuild books and their parts into unique, upcycled objects. The book combines in equal measure bookbinding, woodworking, paper crafting, origami, and textile and decorative arts techniques, along with a healthy dose of experimentation and fun.The beautiful high-end presentation and stunning photography make this book a delightful, must-have volume for any book-loving artist or art-loving book collector.

 

About Jason Thompson

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Jason Thompson is a professor of Middle Eastern Studies at Colby College.
 
Published April 1, 2010 by Quarry Books. 152 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home. Non-fiction

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