House of Cards: Step-By-Step Projects for Beautiful Handmade Greetings Cards (Hardcover)
Professional card-makers teach you ten fabulous projects to try at home
Take a peek into the studios of international card makers, see how they ply their craft, and get ten of the best step-by-step projects for creating your own cards in a variety of styles. The designers all open up about their process, from keeping a sketchbook to collating ideas and turning them into beautiful reality. They cover different printing techniques in detail, including letterpress and screenprinting, as well as working with your own photographs and illustrations. Budding professionals will also learn how to produce large quantities for sale and invaluable tips on licensing their work.
About the Author
Sarah Hamilton is an artist and designer based in South London. She began her career as an artist making cards for Paperchase, The Conran Shop, and Habitat, and cards are still a significant part of her practice. In 2014 she started the "Just a Card" campaign to support galleries and retailers, after seeing this quote: "If everyone who'd complimented our beautiful gallery had bought just a card we'd still be open."