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Designing Greeting Cards and Paper Products: a Complete Guide

Lister, Ron

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ISBN 10: 0132018721 / ISBN 13: 9780132018722
Published by Prentice Hall, Inc., Lebanon, Indiana, U. S. A., 1984
Used Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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If you have a flair for design and a creative imagination, try your hand at greeting cards! Or stationary, gift wrap, or party goods! And this is the perfect book to get you started - whether as a staff designer or as a freelance artist planning to market your own cards. Inside you find scores of helpful hints on every aspect of this lucrative business. The author, a former staff artist for a major greeting card company, thoroughly covers a wide variety of topics, including: Types of materials to use; suggested color media; starting a reference library; basic design steps, as well as "hidden" rules governing layout and design; painting a card; current styles and techniques used in the field; types of card lines; and designing related paper products. You'll find an entire section on working and freelancing, with practical information on the credentials you'll need, how to break into the industry, how to market cards you make your self, and much more. 162 pages including an index. Illustrated in black & white with four pages of color. There is some very neat underlining on several pages. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 002550

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Title: Designing Greeting Cards and Paper Products:...

Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc., Lebanon, Indiana, U. S. A.

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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Briefly traces the history of greeting cards, discusses materials, styles, and techniques, and explains how to print and sell one's own cards

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