NZ arts Archive

How to Decoupage Part II

The previous post gave an introduction to the history of decoupage, and the preparation steps to follow when decoupaging an item. This article will address the …

The art of Bonsai

Bonsai is a Japanese classical art of growing and keeping trees as small as pot plants. They are carefully shaped and nurtured to have an aesthetic …

The Art of Origami

Origami is a very old Japanese art form that makes intricate shapes from folded paper. The way that this is done is in great contrast to …

How to Decoupage Part I

Decoupage is thought to have its history all the back in ancient Siberia, where decoupage art was discovered in an East Siberian tomb. Nomadic tribes would …