Category Archives: bookbinding

Pocket Book: Theme and Variations Part Four

I am still on the hunt for the origin of the structure Wendy Feldberg used for her little swatch book. I briefly thought I had found it when I saw a very small image of this book by Cherryl Moote, … Continue reading

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Making Artists Books

I recently wrote several posts —Pocket Book: Theme and Variations Part One,  Pocket Book: Theme and Variations Part Two, and Pocket Book: Theme and Variations Part Three— that began with an unusual book structure used by Wendy Feldberg. Here is … Continue reading

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R is for Red

The February #areyoubookenough challenge word is Red. I tried —and failed— to come up with something based on Retired, Extremely Dangerous. I made a small red text-less book about words instead.

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Friday Night Flicks: Perhaps I’ll Fly

Tonight’s flick features a different take on the artist’s book. The film is a collaboration between photographer/filmmaker Louis Kwok and book artist Adelene Koh.     I posted a Friday Night Flick about Adelene Koh back in 2017. You could … Continue reading

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Pocket Book: Theme and Variations Part Two

Last Sunday I ended the description of my paper experiments with this structure. But wait … there’s more!

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Pocket Book: Theme and Variations Part One

On December 30, 2020, Wendy Feldberg posted images on Instagram of one of the books she makes for storing swatched samples of her inks. In response to requests, she posted some images of the construction a day later.

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…and delivered.

The exciting (stressful, panic-inducing) news for the week is that I have delivered all the works for Square Dance to the Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery. Installation will begin on Tuesday, but I will not be there because Covid. Before packing … Continue reading

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Unsquare Dance

I finished my entry for the #areyoubookenough_recycle November challenge.

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Ruth Smith’s Folded Secrets 3 and 4

Last week I wrote about the first two books in Ruth Smith’s Folded Secrets series. Today’s post will be about the last two books.

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The Final Box (and a gift of flowers)

I finished the final prototype for the blue boxes this week. (In the box industry it’s called a Reverse Tuck End with friction fit tabs.) I designed it with the flaps on the sides of the lid because the box … Continue reading

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