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Rust Prints and Playtime

I finished the last of the straight-pin rust prints this week. I ironed the prints and then scanned them. The last step (for now) was to process the images in Photoshop.

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Allsorts

I have been playing another ‘game’ found via the Internet. Lydia Rink put out a call for people to create pages which she plans to assemble into a collaborative artists’ book. Here’s a detail of one side of my page. … Continue reading

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Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should

It may seem odd to start a (mostly) bookbinding blog post with an image of a vegetable peeler, but there is a reason. Peter Verheyen recently wrote a post titled Bookbinding and Adapting to Life Changes in which he describes … Continue reading

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Happy Origami Day

Although Moody Blues is not made using traditional origami techniques, the modular construction was inspired by the origami of Tomoko Fuse. The piece has been coming together well, though it is taking a while. That might be because there are … Continue reading

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Lots and Lots of Little Squares

Work continued all week on the wall piece. For those who missed the earlier description, the work commemorates my second decade and some of my most formative years. I am tentatively calling it Moody Blues. I began the week doing … Continue reading

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Planning A New Piece

I backed some more paper this week. Here’s a shot of some self-backed Thai mulberry paper drying. (I’m showing off: I rarely get the edges to match quite this well!) I’m in the design stage for a wall piece, a … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation

I had another glitch while making the edition copies of A Clear Midnight this week. (You can find a printable DIY copy here. It works.) I had successfully corrected, saved, printedst and made one copy of the book. Everything seemed … Continue reading

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A Question of Scale

David has persuaded me to do a small edition of A Clear Midnight. Rather than just produce copies of the DIY book, I decided that the edition copies should be larger. This is the reverse of my usual process. Normally … Continue reading

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A Little Catching Up

There’s nothing better than someone asking to purchase a book to prod me into finishing the edition. Last week I received an order for a copy of Westron Wynde. I already had all the copies printed and just waiting. I … Continue reading

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Some Variations on the Shrigley Binding

Last week I wrote about accidentally inventing the Shrigley Binding while trying out various origami folds. This week I will show a simpler way to achieve the structure, and some variations of shape and assembly.

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