Paper Quilling Adorable Animals Chinese Style

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Shanghai Press
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24 projects; over 200 color photos and diagrams
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Trim Size:
7 1/4 X 10 1/4

Learn to wrap and loop paper to make adorable animals—from galloping horses to mighty dragons.

Paper quilling is an ancient art form which uses the elasticity and flexibility of paper strips to create seemingly complex designs. By forming basic coils, you can create your own lively menagerie.

This book includes:
  • 24 animal projects
  • An introduction to the art of paper quilling
  • Information about the 12 animals of the zodiac, Chinese culture and relevant Chinese folktales
  • Straightforward, step-by-step instructions that allow room for creativity and use basic quilling tools

These delicate and unique works of art can be used to decorate cards and gifts, or be framed and hung as artwork in your home.

About the Author:
Born in 1948, Zhu Liqun is a senior Master of Arts and Crafts, a member of the Shanghai Society for the Study of Folk Literature and Art, a member of the Shanghai Arts and Crafts Association, and director of the Paper Art Professional Committee. Working in art and industrial design for over 30 years, he has won many awards at large art design contests in China.

The Zhu Liqun Paper Art Museum, formally launched in June 2010 in Shanghai, displays thousands of works of paper art including furniture, lamps, sculpture, decorative carvings in relief, and human figures. All were designed and created by Zhu Liqun and his team over a span of ten years. Their innovative practice has led to the growth and spread of paper art to other fields, and they have also published Paper Quilling: Chinese Style, Paper Relief: Chinese Style, and Paper Collage: Chinese Style.