Category Archives: artist’s books

Happy Chanukah and Almost Advent

Most of my week was spent preparing posts for the Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2021. The theme has expanded slightly. Now it is “Simple, Occasionally Unusual, and Mostly Non-adhesive Structures for Artists’ Books”. As a teaser, here’s a picture of … Continue reading

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Temporary Framing

The big project for this week was mounting work for display at the Hand Wave Gallery. The pieces will be shown matted and backed, but not framed.

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Hodge-podge*

It has been another week of mixed activities. While waiting for my mat board to arrive I selected nine works from my #99DayProject for delivery to Hand Wave Gallery.

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The exciting and glamorous life of an artist

I was busy all week but this is the only art I made.

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It’s Beeston Calendar Time Again

Every year Byopia Press sends out calendars to a select group of friends and relations. In recent years they have been illustrated with images of Beeston’s activities for the previous twelve months. (Beeston is our travelling companion. He is a … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Hoax, Erin K. Schmidt

Tonight’s short flick shows the artist’s book hoax. From the Youtube page: Erin K. Schmidt, USA: I made this book titled ‘hoax’ in June 2020 during our lockdown. I live near Detroit, MI which was one of the Covid-19 hotspots … Continue reading

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A Jack O’Lantern Thaumatrope

In keeping with the season, today’s post includes a DIY Hallowe’en-themed thaumatrope.

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Friday Night Flicks: Spirit of Place

Today’s flick looks at books by three artists —Karen Stahlecker, Margaret Prentice, and John Risseeuw— all of whom use handmade paper in their work.     If you are interested in making things with paper (handmade or otherwise), you might … Continue reading

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Moving Right Along

I finished the colouring on all nine Mixed Messages III prints this week. Here they are stacked (on the left) in the map case next to Mixed Messages I.

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Friday Night Flicks: Piano Lessons

Tonight’s flick is from Jac Batey of Damp Flat Books. This short film shows the working methods from concept through to completion of the artist’s book Piano Lessons. The concertina book is satirical in tone showing increasingly frustrated hands attempting … Continue reading

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