Playing with Books: The Art of Upcycling, Deconstructing, and Reimagining the Book by Jason Thompson $17
In these pages Jason Thompson has curated an extensive 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 prarts 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 delight.
A gallery filled with examples from the featured artists below.
Featured artists: Thomas Allen, Cara Barer, Ellen Bell, Doug Beube, Su Blackwell, Tracey Bush, Nicci Cobb, Casey Curran, Nicola Dale, Sheila Daniels, Brian Dettmer, Pam Garrison, Cuby Gerard, Mollie C. Greene, Nocholas Jones, Jennifer Khosbin, Lisa Kokin, Karin Langeveld, Guy Laramee, Jacqueline Rush Lee, Lana Manis, Kelly Murray, Betty Pepper, Susan Porteous, Alex Queral, Jim Rosenau, Georgia Russell, Deborah Schitmans, Kristin Sollenberger, Ilira Steinman, Mike Stilkey, Jill Sylvia, Veronika Anita Teuber, Robert The and Jason Thompson.
152 pages, paperback