Scrap City: Scrapbooking for Urban Divas and Small Town Rebels

  • Title: Scrap City: Scrapbooking for Urban Divas and Small Town Rebels
  • Author: Paul Gambino
  • ISBN: 9781931543934
  • Page: 412
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Scrap City Scrapbooking for Urban Divas and Small Town Rebels The face of scrapbooking is about to get a youthful cutting edge makeover Despite the craft s popularity all the books flooding the market focus on the same images of weddings baby showers and Lit
    The face of scrapbooking is about to get a youthful, cutting edge makeover Despite the craft s popularity, all the books flooding the market focus on the same images of weddings, baby showers, and Little League So where s a scrapbooking rebel to go To Scrap City of course With its edgy and artistic points of reference, it fills the gap to reach those urban hipsters, dThe face of scrapbooking is about to get a youthful, cutting edge makeover Despite the craft s popularity, all the books flooding the market focus on the same images of weddings, baby showers, and Little League So where s a scrapbooking rebel to go To Scrap City of course With its edgy and artistic points of reference, it fills the gap to reach those urban hipsters, downtown secretaries, big city divas, and small town nonconformists Along with a basics section and scrapping tips, is the pi ce de r sistance a gallery of real life scrapbook pages from people of all stripes, from the single mom to the skate kid These contributors celebrate their panty collection reveal why single is fun list their tattoos and, yes even redefine the baby shower Paul Gambino has taught screenwriting at the School of Visual Arts, was a production consultant and writer for NBC, and was Creative Director for the magazines Gener8 and Ultra He has spent endless nights in NYC s hottest clubs years as a punk on London s King s Road and college days with Keith Haring and Jean Michael Basquiat Now a father, he has a special appreciation for time s fleeting nature and how important it is to preserve memories for yourself and others.

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    About Paul Gambino


    1. Paul s first book, SCRAP CITY SCRAPBOOKING FOR SUBURBAN DIVAS AND SMALL TOWN REBELS SOHO Publishing, 2006 , was a semi finalist for the Independent Publisher Book award in the Hobby Crafts category and was touted as giving the craft of scrapbooking a youthful, cutting edge makeover.Paul has been an avid collector of the bizarre for over 20 years with an extensive collection of Victorian memorial photographs, antique funeria, mug shots and vintage religious items including a life sized St Sebastian and Virgin Mary salvaged from a 19th century church in Pennsylvania The past two decades of serious collecting has allowed Paul to gain the trust of some of the world s largest macabre collectors These relationships have allowed Paul to have his second book published, MORBID CURIOSITIES COLLECTIONS OF THE UNCOMMON AND THE BIZARRE sums the book up like this Morbid Curiosities is an insight into the strange world of collectors of the macabre Centered on 18 collections, with extensive interviews with each collector and specially shot imagery detailing their objects, this is a fascinating showcase of bizarre and intriguing objects.Included are collections of skulls, mummified body parts, occult objects, and various carnival, sideshow and criminal ephemera Detailed captions tell the curious stories behind each object, many of which are being shown outside the private world of their collections for the first time Included are collections of skulls, mummified body parts, occult objects, and various carnival, side show and criminal ephemera Detailed captions tell the curious stories behind each object, many of which are being shown outside the private world of their collections for the first time.


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    1. I found this book at the Dollar Tree and I think it was a great and exciting find. I will be honest; I was not a huge fan of the introduction and did not know how the book would turn out. I felt that in an effort to separate itself or define the book as a “new breed of scrap bookers” and to make it witty it could be offensive to people who love traditional scrap booking and have done it for years. It would be a great book to expand your horizons with and step out of your scrap book comfort z [...]

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    2. Half the reason I didn't want to go near Scrapbooking, even though I've always had a talent for it, was the cutesy kids-pets-church-summer vacations-kids-pets pages over and over and over, presenting families as these flawless Leave it to Beaver situations. My history was nothing like that and the things I want to communicate through paper arts are nothing like that. This book was a breath of fresh air - people scrapping with dark colors, from dark places, and meeting their problems head on, usi [...]

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    3. This ROCKS! If you're sick to death of the religion-driven scrapbooking empire, pick this beauty up! I LOVE this work for its rebellion and its honesty. I hope it'll inspire you to be different, too.

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    4. This is a very good book to look for inspiration. I would not suggest it to a newer scrapbooker, but still I think anyone can get ideas from it.

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    5. Nice to see not all scrapbooking has to be by the numbers.

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    6. this book rocks on so many levels. Not the traditional form of scrapbooking, pushes the limits and again I feel it's a must have

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