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Interview with Bettina Pauly, Book Artist

A few weeks ago, I shared with you my tunnel book class at the San Francisco Center for the Book with Bettina Pauly.  I was a fan of her art before I even knew who she was and became an even bigger fan after taking her class.  She is a doll and a very sweet […]

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Interview with Lynn Dolan, Crepe Paper Artist

You’ve heard me mention Castle in the Air numerous times in various posts about the classes I’ve taken there.  And you’ve read about all the crepe paper flowers I’ve learned to make at Castle.  Well, one of my very favorite instructors there is Lynn Dolan, a crepe paper master.  Her meticulous attention to detail brings an […]

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Interview with Amanda White, Collage Artist and Painter

As I talked about in my last two posts here and here, I love collage art and collage artists.  I am always in awe of what artists can do with paper and things that most people would normally throw away, so I was especially interested when Etsy profiled the collage art of Amanda White, who sells […]

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Interview with Kelly Campbell Berry, Book Artist

Because I am a diehard book lover, I have always been drawn to the book arts, whether it be altered books, tunnel books, book sculptures, what have you.  It never ceases to amaze me how an everyday item that we all have access to can be transformed into amazing works of art.  I think one […]

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Interview with Donna Kleinman, Decoupage Artist

Many years ago, before I started making things by hand, I became fascinated with the art of decoupage when I read an article about how to do your own in a woman’s magazine.  I clipped the article and have held onto it all these years.  Later when I really started to explore the world of […]

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Interview with Teresa Petersen, Collage and Assemblage Artist

Recently while surfing the internet, looking for project ideas using old magazine paper, I came across the website of Detroit-based artist, Teresa Petersen.  I was immediately drawn to her artwork, especially her collages, which combine thrifted vintage paintings and images from old magazines.  I have a special fondness for upcycled art, and Teresa’s creative reuse […]

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