The Carving Consortium

Other Interests, Techniques, etc.

 

Altered Books:

Altered Books: http://cbbag.ca/ab98pw.html#artists

Altered Books: http://www.ccwebster.net/studio3d/altboks.htm


Art History:

Art History Resources on the Web: Witcombe http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHLinks.html


Artistamps:

Artistamp: Yahoo Group; http://groups.yahoo.com/group/artistamp

Jas Felter: Artistamps http://www.faximum.com/jas.d/asg_cat.htm

Artistamps (some CC members) http://westwood.fortunecity.com/ghost/670/artistampswap1/


Bad Art:

The Museaum of Bad Art; http://www.lyphs.com/moba/


Beads / Jewelry:

Fire Mountain Gems: catalog: beads, pouches 1-800-355-2137 http://www.firemountaingems.com

Shipwreck: http://www.shipwreck.com

Beadworld: http://www.beadworld.com

By the Bead: http://ByTheBead.com

Earth Spirit Designs: http://beads.click2site.com

Dragon Beads: http://www.dragonbeads.com

theBeadSite: http://www.thebeadsite.com (history, etc.)

Alcy: http://www.alcy.com

Thaigem http://thaigem.com

BeadsGalore: http://www.beadsgalore.com

Joolsupplies.com: http://www.joolsupplies.com/menu.html

Beadwork Projects: http://home.flash.net/~mjtafoya/projects/webart/webart.htm


Book Arts:


San Francisco Center for the Book: http://www.sfcb.org

There is a Star Book by Chris Peden that is shown on the Stampsmith web site. http://www.stampsmith.net

Art & Soul Studio, book examples.http://www.artandsoulstudio.net/about.html

 

Calligraphy:

Cynscribe Calligraphy Compilation - & links to other crafts and techniques
http://www.cynscribe.com


Classes . Techniques & Tutorials

Rubber Stamping and Embossing Tutorial
http://www.intersurf.com/~redstic/R101/R101.htm

Raven's Classes: http://members.dencity.com/papers/logs/carvlesn/carvindex.html

Polyform, the makers of Sculpey products, "Making
your own colors of translucent clay"
http://sculpey.unety.com/Projects/projects_MixingTranslucentColors.htm

Stamping Techniques: http://www.knology.net/~maryray/classes.htm

How To - do arts & crafts; http://ehow.com/

Art e-Lessons: http://www.arte-lessons.com/

Celtic Knots: Construction
http://www.wallace.net/knots/howto/


Clay:

Scuplpey Clays: http://www.sculpey.com/

Polyclay info & links: http://www.glassattic.com

Polymer Clay Central Auction (autions other items too): http://www.polymerclaycentral.f2s.com/

Carving Clay with Vyx: http://www.angelfire.com/tx/Mansion/clayclass.html


Collage:

Johathan Talbot's site: http://www.talbot1.com


Communities:

The Art Cafe - a mixed media interactive community. upload work, discuss, post swaps, upload results; http://www.communityzero.com/artcafe

Dueling Modems Cyber Convention: http://crafts.dm.net/


Craft Shows:

Crafts Report: Find Crafts Shows across the USA http://www.craftsreport.com/showfinder


Encaustic Art:

Enkaustikos! http://www.fineartstore.com/enkaustikos/


Envelope Exhibit

The Graceful Envelope: http://www.si.edu/postal/graceful2000/exhibit.html

The Graceful Envelope Contest:
http://www.calligraphersguild.org/envelope.html


First Day Covers

First Day Covers and Other Postal Matters

Gocco

Gocco http://www.gocco.com/users.HTM


Journaling:

Journals that people write online.
Often - http://www.ounce.com/often/
Open Pages - http://www.aloha.net/~ophelia/OP/index.html

The Moonlight Chronicles, get a free copy of this art journal from Simple Shoes; http://www.simpleshoes.com/home.html

Melissa's Hand Bound Journals http://www.midtel.net/~missyh/index.html

1000 Journals: http://www.1000journals.com/

 

 

Letterboxing Sites: >> over 21,355 letterboxes!

Washington Post letterboxing article mentioning the Carving Consortium:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles;A55308-2002Jul11.html

Letterboxing: http://www.letterboxing.org
The Smithsonian-4/98 Article on Letterboxing: http://www.smithsonianmag.si.edu/smithsonian/issues98/apr98/letterboxing.html

http://www.ruthannzaroff.com/letterboxing
http://www.geocities.com/yosemite/Gorge/7370/
http://www.confessionsofdecember.com/lbna/¿

Mail Arts Sites:

Dragonfly Dream: http://www.RT66.com/~dragonfy

the Ray Johnson Memorial Space of the hungarian Artpool electronic archive: http://www.artpool.hu/Ray/RJ_links.html

EMMA (Electronic Museum of Mail Art) http://mmm.dartmouth.edu/pages/user/cjkid/EMMA

Smithsonian National Postal Museum: http://www.si.edu/postal/


Mindmapping:

Three Mindmaps on this page:
http://www.silkwood.co.uk/cgi-bin/nav.pl?doc=Image_Files.nav&uid=143585

Mind Map by by Cynthia Edwards for Creative-Spirit.net, more complex in color
http://mindman.com/english/gallery/creative-spirit.gif

Sample Mindmap - basic concept
http://www.evitech.fi/FI/OPISKELU/opsit/Materials/Karenl/elecdoc/MMmindmapping.html

A Mind map to explain the uses of a Mind Map (color and images)
http://mindman.com/english/gallery/minduse.gif

Mind Maps Introduction:
http://www.ozemail.com.au/~caveman/Creative/Mindmap/
at the bottom of that page there are links to three templates by Charles Cave simple, basic beginner examples with images

How to Mindmap: http://www.mind-map.com/mindmaps_howto.htm

Oriental:

The International Dunhuang Project: bookbinding site http:CHOOSER-FRAMESET.htmlhttp://idp.bl.uk/IDP/bookbinding/CHOOSER-FRAMESET.html

Book: Mizuhiki by Kogei Nyumon (or perhaps Haruko Shimizu), a step by step guide to Japanese Paper Cord Weaving

Free Origami Paper Samples: http://www.origamipaper.com

Origami: http://www.umva.com/~clay/money/index.html

Eri takase - Japanese Names (for chops etc.): http://www.takase.com/Names/NameInJapanese.htm

Kanji for Tattoo site - Japanese Language, write your name - Japanese Words: http://japanese.about.com/bltattoo.htm

Asianart.com Exhibitions: http://asianart.com/exhibitions.html

Japanese Lanugage & Characters: hear the words
http://japanese.about.com/mbody.htm

Oriental dingbats: http://www.houseoflime.com

Here's a few:
http://www.houseoflime.com/dings/orientalview.htm
http://www.houseoflime.com/dings/orientaldesign.htm
http://www.houseoflime.com/dings/chinese.htm
http://www.houseoflime.com/dings/orientalicons4.htm
http://www.houseoflime.com/dings/orientalicons3.htm
http://www.houseoflime.com/dings/orientalicons2.htm
http://www.houseoflime.com/dings/orientalicons.htm


Professional Artist Discussion Group (PADGroup):

PADGroup List: Luann Udell, moderator, luann@durable-goods.com

Paper Dolls:

Paper Doll Exchange: http://members.aol.com/Bibelots/paperdoll.htm

Paper Making Tips:

http://www.pioneerthinking.com/makingpaper.html

http://www.stampzia.com/ptechniques.htm

http://www.kinderart.com/recycle/makepaper.htm

http://www.exploratorium.edu/exploring/paper/handmade.html

http://www.intersurf.com/~redstic/Paper/Hand.htm

Papercasting Fun with Webfoot: http://www.angelfire.com/tx/Mansion/papercast.html

 

Playing Cards:

The Bob Lancaster Gallery of Unusual Playing Cards http://members.aol.com/rslancastr/blgupc/blgupc.html
Cards http://www.dirtynelson.com/mabels/cardord.html


Tags:

FetPak: http://www.Fetpak.com - request your free catalog

Onelist Tag Group: TagArtIdeas; their swap list: http://www.onelist.com/database/TagArtIdeas


Templates:

Jan Donovan's - 50 templates: http://www.bydonovan.com/templates.html

Mirkwood Printable Templates: http://www.mirkwooddesigns.com/index.htm

Kurki's Postcard Templates: http://www.kurki15.com/rs/postcards.html

Chinese Take Out Box: http://www.victorineoriginals.com

Artist Trading Cards Template: 2.5 x 3.25
http://www.mirkwooddesigns.com/atcenvelope.htm


Tesselations:

Escher: http://www.worldofescher.com/gallery/SymmetryE25.html


Trading Cards:

The Trading Card Movement: http://infoculture.cbc.ca/archives/visart/visart_10022000_tradingcards.phtml


Watercolor:

Watercolor Online: http://www.watercolor-online.com/


Woodblock Printing:

Woodblock printing Japanese art, haiku, : http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~xs3d-bull/main_page.html


Writing:

The Bluedog Societe a membership comprised of people who like to write fiction and non-fiction, poetry, journals, and memoirs. http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/Coffeehouse/7104/


Miscellaneous:

Image Transfer Process (Polaroids):
http://www.websterling.com/transfers/index.html#list

Eraser Carving & Art Teachers:
http://www.artswire.org/kenroar/lessons/middle/middle15.html

Matchbox Site: http://www.hgtv.com/carol/cds-402.html

The Thomas Register of American Manufactuers
  http://www3.thomasregister.com/index.cgi?balancing

 


Your comments are always welcome:

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