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The Art of Cardboard: Big Ideas for Creativity, Collaboration, Storytelling, and Reuse

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Breathe new life into that old cardboard box! Though paper and cardboard seem common and humble materials, discover the totally unexpected, beautiful and intricate art that can be created using the repurposed and up cycled resource.

The Art of Cardboard showcases the grand and imaginative scale of cardboard art and design. Inside, you'll find jaw-dropping cardboard creation
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Paperback, 160 pages
Published July 30th 2015 by Rockport Publishers (first published July 15th 2015)
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Kathleen Dixon
Oct 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: art
I had no idea there were artists creating amazing works of art using cardboard. Thanks to my local library, where I can browse the shelves at my leisure (and yes, although I frequently complain that I don't get enough time for myself, I do get those lovely occasional days when I have an hour or so to just enjoy the library, and I can borrow far too many books once again. Lovely!), I can find these fabulous books that show me something I didn't know before.

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Sarah
Aug 14, 2017 rated it liked it
Cool cardboard art. Not as practical as it is creative.
Marilyn
Dec 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
very encouraging. very innovative.
I loved the Lantern project because it was community based.
Jennifer
Mar 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Two things:
1. I feel an overwhelming urge to start hoarding lots of cardboard.
2. I really want a giant cardboard chimpanzee
James
Aug 26, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: art, skimmed, non-fiction
Some interesting art in here but the DIY section was a joke. I skimmed over most of the art talk.
Dna
Nov 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I simply need to own a print copy of this book.
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Lori Zimmer is a New York-based curator, writer and author of Art Hiding in New York: An Illustrated Guide to the City's Secret Masterpieces (Running Press Books, Sept 22, 2020), The Art of Cardboard: Big Ideas for Creativity, Collaboration, Storytelling, and Reuse (july 15, 2015) and The Art of Spray Paint: Inspirations and Techniques from Masters of Aerosol (January 1, 2017) by Rockport Publishe ...more

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