How to make handmade Japanese scroll paper
(Many other traditional artisans at Gucci Japan
turkish for "marbeling
", and is hypnotizing to watch. It is a process that puts colored paint on the surface of water, and then transferring it to paper. It is probably most common for us now in its use in bookbinding, showing as early as the 17th century in Europe, and it's still being done routinely today in the US Government Printing Office
. The art is much older, dating back to 10th century Turkey. It had a resurgence in the 60's as a psychedelic hippie art form
. It's easy to learn
but can take years to master
. [more inside]
Got some spare time? Then let's learn origami
! Check out this large collection of origami designs
(suitable for beginners too), and here's some instructional origami videos
to help you along.
Making a Transformer
out of KFC buckets and custard pie boxes. [more inside]
Work getting you down? Feel assaulted by schedules, bosses, unreasonable demands? In an imperialist mood? Order your KuK Atelier
cardmodel helmets today! Für Vergrößerung klicken!
[All content in German, but don't let that stop you!]
Download a Dinosaur
- just print it out and get yourself some glue and scissors (careful with the scissors) and you got your very own dinosaur. Hours of fun!