Tag Archive: books

Jan 30

Bird Book Cover

bird book cover

This book started out being my favorite one, and ended up being my least favorite. I had a scrap of simply printed white and ┬átaupe on blue calico. Perfect for this modern-retro simple-chic aesthetic which I know well but haven’t got the right name for. I have some splendid butterfly and moth stamps, and it’s …

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Jan 23

Special Blue Butterfly Book

special blue butterfly book back

I’d promised my daughter for her birthday (last summer) that I was going to make her her own art journal. I had the book blank. I bought special art paper years and years ago and bound it into a larger size than I usually do. It’s approximately 5″ x 7″. The paper is really special …

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Dec 17

The Season of Asking

It seems like everyone this time of year is asking for something. I’ve been fielding calls from people asking for money, receiving fliers from charitable donation organizations, and even my favorite comic artist asked for pledges so he could stop living off ad revenue. So now, it’s my turn. I’m not asking for money (though …

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Jan 01

Year of books–2010

I keep track of the books I read, both on Goodreads and in a notebook by my computer. Call it “double booking” (ha ha, ouch, sorry). In 2010 I read 87 books. I’m including two that I started and read at least a hundred and fifty pages of before setting them down. 24 of these …

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