Humor in Craft (Book Project)

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Humor in Craft (Book Project)

"Humor in Craft"
Author: Brigitte Martin

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Latest Activity: Oct 9, 2013

Humor in Craft

Schiffer Publishing officially released the cover and other information regarding the Humor in Craft book:

  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing (Release date: April 28, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 076434059X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0764340598


Foreword by Andrew Wagner.

Essays:
Gail M. Brown: "You must be kidding...",
Garth Johnson: "Funk's Not Dead",
Kathryn A. Lichti-Harriman: "Taking the Piss: Mistakes and Irony in Scottish Craft Groups",
Marjorie Simon: "Wandering Thoughts: What's so funny?"


Additional information about the book:  www.humorincraft.com !

 

 

Please note:

The deadline for submissions to the first edition of this book has passed. However, if you are interested to submit images, videos, short blurbs, and essays for considerationfor the next book in this series, please email the following to humorincraft [ at] yahoo.com anytime:

 

Artists:

- High Resolution Image(s) of your work in tiff format (preferred) or jpg.

 The absolut minimum size of a digital photograph should be 1400 x 2100 pixels. Larger images require more pixels. (8 1/2"  x 11"  =  2975 x 3850 pixels)

- Media descriptions and measurements (in inches preferably).

- Photographer's name (I will email you a release form).

- A short text from you (500 words max., written in "plain English") about the role that humor plays in your work, or how you view the topic of Humor in Craft in general. Can be anything from a one sentence statement to a multi-paragraph essay but should be written in first person singular. Please send in as word files and keep in mind that they may be edited for clarity and space.


- Audio/Video artists:

Please email an excerpt of your piece or direct me to a website where your work can be heard/seen.

 

Essayists:

Please send in your text (about 1000 words).

 

 


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So when will the book be out?

Started by Brigitte Martin Aug 29, 2011. 0 Replies

"So when will the book be out?"  I get that question every day now, people are quite excited to get their hands on this book. Trust me, I can barely wait myself. Well, to answer the question: On this…Continue

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Comment by Brigitte Martin on January 4, 2012 at 11:49am

Schiffer Publishing officially released the cover and other information regarding the Humor in Craft book:

  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing (Release date: March 28, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 076434059X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0764340598

The book can now be pre-ordered at Amazon, Barnes and Noble and other online retailers.


Links:

Amazon USA

Amazon Canada

Amazon United Kingdom

Amazon Germany

Amazon France

Amazon China

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 5, 2011 at 6:20am

Fabulous, Well done for all of your hard work!!

Comment by jenny Fillius on November 4, 2011 at 6:07pm

Yea! Power on. You too, thanks so much.

Comment by Heidemarie Herb on November 4, 2011 at 4:13pm

great work......can't wait to see the book :), good weekend also to you :)))

Comment by Brigitte Martin on November 4, 2011 at 4:11pm
Update.
I am currently working through the galleys of the book. Things are looking good !
ALMOST done.
Have a good weekend everyone!
Brigitte
Comment by Jason Kishell on October 3, 2011 at 12:49am

Thanks, Brigitte!  Your updates are always so kind and thoughtful.  Looking forward to seeing the results!

Comment by Heidemarie Herb on October 2, 2011 at 5:20am

I love the way you work :), graet, have a beautiful sunday !!!

Comment by jenny Fillius on October 1, 2011 at 3:35pm

Thanks, I love that you are keeping us in the loop!

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on September 30, 2011 at 4:33pm

me neither!! well done!

Comment by Tom McDowell on September 30, 2011 at 4:22pm

How exciting!!! Can't wait to see it.

 

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