Tag Archive: beads

Apr 22

Jane’s Book

Jane's book interior

  This is a book-box I made for my friend Jane. I had started with another book, but I made a mistake on that one and glued the back cover to the inside before I was ready. This one I kept it free and didn’t glue on the inside until I was prepared. One of …

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Dec 26

Mail Order is the Solution

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Feb 13

Blue and Orange Book

blue and orange book

With digital images, you can layer almost anything over anything, and you can adjust the translucency by minuscule percentages and back again. With physical layers, it’s much harder. One way you can add texture is by using printing. This diamond/spiral pattern is from some plastic texture plates designed for this purpose. I also used these …

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Feb 07

Autumn Gold Leaf Book

autumn gold leaf book

  I started this with a base of some autumnal-print calico. I love autumn. I love leaves, the colors of autumn, cool weather, everything. (It’s kind of ironic that I live in a city where we don’t have autumn.) I had a plastic stencil I bought at a wonderful craft boutique while on a trip …

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Dec 13

Yellow Swallow Book

yellow swallow book

  I tend to work on several pieces at once, several shrines, several cups, or several books. With the book covers, I like to do three at the same time. That’s about as many as I can do and still have plenty of room for the covers and all the work-in-progress detrius on my studio …

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