You’re probably familiar with our great digital and CD magazine collections of Cloth Paper Scissors, but do you also know about our collections of magazine special issues? If there’s a niche of mixed-media art you love, we likely have a collection that will fuel your interests.
Paper lovers, I’m looking in your direction. In fact, our collection for you is called Paper Lovers, and it includes the two most recent issues of Pages magazine, plus Paper Art and Paper Holiday magazines. If you love making handmade books, art journaling, creating 3-D pieces from books, and turning book pages and found papers into extraordinary art, you need this in your life.
Paper art is a huge trend that shows no sign of slowing, so if you’ve been curious about exploring paper techniques, the Paper Lovers Collection has great ideas to get you going. Book and Paper art projects are affordable and approachable, and you don’t need to invest in a ton of supplies to get started.
And, since the holidays will be here before you know it (eeek!), you can get a jumpstart on gifts, cards, ornaments, and décor with the projects in Paper Holiday. Imagine embellishing your gifts with unique, vibrant collaged tags. Brightening a room with one-of-a-kind garlands. Hanging 3-D ornaments that bring instant joy. You can do it all beautifully with this collection.
For those who want just handmade book and art journaling techniques and ideas, we’ve got you covered with the Pages Vol. 1-4 Collection. All four issues are packed with incredible projects to make exceptional books and stunning art journal pages. Learn how to incorporate recycled materials, try new bindings, discover easy ways to add color and lettering to journal pages—it’s all here.
With autumn on its way you’ll want to check out our Best of Fall Mixed-Media Magazine Collection, which includes four themed issues of Cloth Paper Scissors. Make devilishly cute steampunk art dolls, go on a Halloween art adventure, create Day of the Dead pieces, and art up some fun pumpkins.
Hang on, there are more magazine collections to tell you about! Do you love getting inspiration from seeing artists’ studios? Get tons of creative sparks from seeing awesome workspaces in the Studios and Artists & Makers 2014 Collection, which includes three issues of Studios magazine, and the debut issue of Artists & Makers magazine. Live out your fantasies of taking your art on the road as you read about amazing traveling studios. See what life is really life in artists’ live/work lofts. Read incredible stories of artists and makers—their triumphs, struggles, creative process, and inspirations. This is a collection you’ll return to often, and always discover something new.
Magazine collections are great ways to celebrate your passions and uncover new ones. Dive into our collections today and see where these new remarkable creative journeys take you!
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