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The Fine Art of the Tin Can: Techniques & Inspirations

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"Contains...imaginative art objects...Hanson builds enthusiasm in his text for the craft, and he does it with wit."--Arts & Activities

In a newly revised and expanded version of his original success, celebrated folk artist Bobby Hanson takes the humble tin can and elevates it to art. On display in attention-grabbing photos are an array of quirky objects that will deligh
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Paperback, 160 pages
Published March 1st 2005 by Lark Books (first published 2005)
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Daniel L.
May 08, 2013 Daniel L. rated it it was amazing
A Serious but Not Too Serious Look at a Fun Subject

Master tin smith Bobby Hansson serves up an interesting and very entertaining book on the many colorful objects one can make from simple tin cans, that is, how to make little treasures from a material one would normally consider as rubbish, worthy - at best - of the recycling bin. Objects range from useful items such as lanterns and dishes and cups to jewelry and toys. Included in this profusely illustrated book are examples from Mr. Hansson's o
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Aug 07, 2007 Inggita rated it liked it
Recommends it for: recyclers, designers
in the great spirit of green living, learn from this book the cool things you can do with tin cans.... now you really have to struggle with those Madurese bag ladies over tin can treasures in the garbage bins...
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May 26, 2007 Linda rated it really liked it
This book will change dull, pedestrian grocery shopping to an opportunity to see art all around you. Oh, for a sharp pair of tin snips!
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