Tag Archives: artist’s books

Pieces of Paper

One of the things I did this week was to make a start at turning the Make Your Mark page from my recent exhibition into an artist’s book. The first step was turning this into this.

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How To Make A Woven Book Structure

Today’s post includes a printable pdf and instructions for assembling a book structure I have named Orihime in honour of the heroine of the Tanabata legend. I mentioned on Friday that July 7th, 2017 was the official third anniversary of … Continue reading

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Pictures Of An Exhibition

Done! (Well, almost.) The exhibition was hung, displayed for a week, celebrated for an evening, and dismantled. The ‘almost’ is because I still have to finish all the little books to go with If I could save time in a bottle.

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Last Minute

I have pre-written and scheduled this as I will be at the gallery doing the final stages of set-up when it gets posted. Please drop in if you are in the Saskatoon area while the show is on. There will … Continue reading

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Close, But Not Quite

I got quite a bit of work done on Recomp this week. I also spent quite a bit of time waiting for glue (well, cooked wheat starch paste/PVA mix) to dry. I finished covering the panels in Thai mulberry paper, … Continue reading

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How to make cooked wheat starch paste

I have previously posted my recipe for cooked wheat starch paste in a post about making paste papers and in a post about different kinds of adhesives. Since I was actually making a batch this week I thought I would show … Continue reading

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Closer to Completion

This week I finished the inner boxes for If I could save time in a bottle. Some of the dividers will need straightening when I finally get to the stage of inserting all the labelled bottles.

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The Box Factory Continued

More steps in the production of little boxes were completed this week. I glued the uprights of the interior spacers that will separate the bottles, then assembled the pull tabs.

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The Box Factory

I’ve done quite a bit of production work this week, starting with 25 copies of the label for If I could save time in a bottle. Here’s the layout page in InDesign, and the stack of trimmed labels. Here’s a label glued to an unassembled box. … Continue reading

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Box and Socks

It took a few more practice models along the way but the box for the little bottles is now designed, printed, and one copy completed.

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