Making Books With Kids: 25 Paper Projects To Fold, Sew, Paste, Pop, And Draw

byEsther K. SmithIllustratorJane SandersBy (artist)Dikko Faust

Paperback | February 1, 2016

Making Books With Kids: 25 Paper Projects To Fold, Sew, Paste, Pop, And Draw by Esther K. Smith
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Spread the joy and craft of books in your family with Making Books with Kids.

An inspiring collection of ideas and projects for encouraging an artistic spirit in children! Making Books with Kids features more than 25 creative, kid-friendly projects in design, illustration, paper decorating, binding techniques and more. Book artist and author Esther K. Smith offers an exciting resource of easy-to-follow instructions supported throughout with step-by-step, full-color photographs and illustrations. Each sequence is accompanied by finished samples and variations as well as the inspiring work of a prominent book artist. Whether you use these projects independently or as a curriculum for hands-on, family-friendly, bookmaking experiences, you'll find that the lessons in this book are open-ended so they can be explored over and over-with different results each time! Colorful photos illustrate how different people using the same lesson will yield different results, exemplifying the way the lesson brings out each artist's personal style. Making Books with Kids is the perfect book for creative families, friends, and community groups and works as lesson plans for both experienced and new art teachers. Children of all ages and experience levels can be guided by adults and will enjoy these engaging exercises. Spread the love of--and craft of--books in your family with Making Books with Kids.

Esther K. Smith creates artists' books and limited editions at Purgatory Pie Press, collaborating with hand-typographer Dikko Faust and other artists and writers. Her work has been exhibited at such prestigious venues as the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Victoria and Albert Museum (London), and is included in the collections of th...
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Title:Making Books With Kids: 25 Paper Projects To Fold, Sew, Paste, Pop, And DrawFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:144 pages, 8.55 X 8.6 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:144 pages, 8.55 X 8.6 X 0.5 inPublished:February 1, 2016Publisher:Quarry BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1631590812

ISBN - 13:9781631590818

Appropriate for ages: 7

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