Books by Diane Maurer-Mathison
Home Page Frames, Silk Scarves and Notecards Collages
Making Decorative Papers Accordion-fold Books Marbling Supplies and Papers

To order autographed and inscribed copies of my books please send a check or money order to:
Diane Maurer
PO Box 78, Spring Mills PA 16875
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Paper in Three Dimensions
explores the amazing world of paper sculpture and shows you how to transform your own handmade or purchased paper into exciting, dimensional paper art. The lavishly illustrated full-color book examines low-relief, embossed and cast paper as well as three-dimensional paper "in the round." Many of the reknowned contributing artists are teachers, authors and leaders in their fields. The tips and techniques they present in visits to their studios help you quickly navigate various paper art media. The work that they present in the gallery section following each chapter provides a rich source of ideas and visual examples to inspire both new and experienced paper artists to create their own exciting and unique designs.

•128 pages, 8.5"x10.5", full-color, paper bound.
$19.95 + $7.00 priority shipping

The Art of Making Paste Papers
All the techniques for creating beautiful decorative paste papers are covered in this stunning full-color book. Patterning sections will guide you through making combed, stamped, textured, brayer-printed and hand-drawn images. Leading paste paper designers, calligraphers, and book artists share their secrets and show how they use friskets, underpaintings, stencils and other design techniques to create gorgeous paste-painted works. A special section will show you how to use your paste papers to create woven baskets, hand-bound books, lidded boxes and other exciting projects. (See my accordion-fold books for the handbound title, Making Paste Papers)

112 pages, 8.5"x11", OUT OF PRINT and Collectible-Copies still available! $65.00 + $7.00 priority shipping

Creating Marbled Patterns is a 20 page full-color booklet that contains the patterning section from the Ultimate Marbling Handbook. Pages are removable, so this makes a perfect assist in helping you form beautiful classical marbled designs, as well as fantasy designs based on plant and animal motifs seen in Persian marbling.

•20 pages, 8.5" X 11", $25 +$7.00 priority shipping

The Art and Craft of Handmade Cards features the latest creative options for producing beautiful cards and envelopes. This stunning book features work by forty professional paper and card artists to help you explore the countless designs you can achieve with papercasting, pop-ups, batik, collage, weaving, stenciling, stamping, marbling and a host of other fascinating techniques. Learn step-by-step how to create artful greetings with multiple folds, windows and layers as well as how to decorate your card with dazzling color, texture and dimension.

•144 pages, 200 color photos, 8.5” X 10.5”, flexi-cover
$24.95 + $7.00 priority shipping

Offered as an alternative to the "peel & stick" scrapbook craze, this book covers binding, paper decorating, lettering and layout techniques that can be used in many paper and book arts projects. Art of the Scrapbook will teach you how to make heirloom scrapbooks or wildly imaginative art journals and albums.

144 pages, 8.5" X 10.5", flexible cover. $24.95 + $7.00 priority shipping

Back in Print!!
The Ultimate Marbling Handbook
is a gorgeous reference on the art of marbling, with clear instruction for suminagashi, oil color, watercolor and fabric marbling. Novices can use it to produce stunning papers, fabrics and three-dimensional objects. Advanced marblers will be inspired to explore artful unconventional designs using ideas and techniques from marbling artists world-wide.

•144 pages, 8.5" X 10.5"
This new hardbound version of what has been called "the marbler's bible" is available for $65 plus $13.45 shipping.

Contains an updated source directory. (A discount is available on ten or more copies.) For US orders we accept checks or Paypal.

Collage, Assemblage and Altered Art is a complete guide to collage in every dimension, with more than 120 gorgeous, full color reproductions of inspiring works by noted artists. It contains everything you need to know about papers and other materials, both found and altered, plus the principles of color and design. It is filled with dozens of innovative techniques and nearly 100 detailed step-by-step color photographs and clear instructions.

•144 pages, $19.95 + $7.00 priority shipping