Tag Archive: bookbinding

Feb 18

Portal Book

portal book back

For the cloth of this book, I used thin, rainbow tie-dyed cotton.  I added black gesso just as I did to the other two books in this series.  Again I wanted to experiment with photo transfers, so I transferred the images of a poritco (front cover) and gate (back cover) using acrylic medium.  I love …

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Feb 29

Making of a Book

cutting sheets

This is a how to of how I make books.  I do it very differently from other people.  For one, I don’t have that loom-like contraption that most books on hand-binding feel is essential.  The books I make are around 3X4 inches, so I am able to hold the entire block in my hands easily. 1. …

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