Thursday, June 26, 2008

Extra! Extra! Get your Embellishments!

If you aren't a subscriber to Cloth Paper Scissors' free e-newsletter, you can sign up for Embellishments here.

Today's mailing is of particular interest, pasted below for your viewing pleasure, as well as my own self-serving purposes.

Pre-order now & Save!
Mixed-Media Self-Portraits and Mixed Mania

We're publishing two new mixed-media books this fall, and you're invited to preview them and pre-order now at a special savings. We're publishing two new mixed-media books this fall, and you're invited to preview them and pre-order now at a special savings.

Mixed-Media Self-PortraitsInspiration & Techniques
By Cate Coulacos Prato

Filled to the brim with a wealth of inspiration, creative prompts, techniques and compelling artwork, from many of your favorite artists, this book is an artistic guide to representing the self creatively in mixed-media, featuring a range from art quilts and assemblage to art dolls and collage. Makers of all skill levels and media--collage, mixed media, art quilt, paper craft, and book arts--will enjoy the focus on this very popular art form.

Click here to pre-order Cate's book.

Mixed Mania: Recipes for Delicious Mixed Media Creations
By Debbi Crane and Cheryl Prater

Frequent Cloth Paper Scissors contributors Debbi Crane and Cheryl Prater have whipped up this book featuring 20-plus smart and sassy projects divided like a cookbook into appetizers, main courses, and sweet treats for a fresh perspective on creating mixed-media projects. From artist books to assemblage, art quilts to art dolls, it's all here, plus how-to instructions on a variety of mixed-media, collage, and surface design techniques.

Click here to pre-order our book. Click it, you know you want to.

The Quilting Arts Book
by Patricia Bolton

This is Art Quilting 101 in a book! Patricia Bolton, founder and editor-in-chief of Quilting Arts Magazine, has assembled some of the most popular topics, articles, and artists from past issues of Quilting Arts Magazine--plus innovative new techniques offered by today's most respected contemporary quilt artists--in this definitive art-quilting technique and inspiration book.

Click here to pre-order Pokey's new book.

I am rapidly closing in on 200 posts. The prize? An autographed copy of.....wait for it.......Mixed Mania! Signed by BOTH authors. OoooooOoooooooooo.

Get ready to stop lurking and start commenting.


Carol Sloan said...

Me!Me!Me! You know that you want me to have an autographed copy...I'll cancel the one at Amazon and order this one...but I want mine BOTH of you.

Anonymous said...

Now wait a minute. I produced the author on 2/17/67. I think I deserve a crack at the grand prize.(Never mind, I got the grand prize 41 years ago.)

Love you and proud of you. Mom