Category Archives: Chitchat

Bookmarks

You probably remember me making my edition of 100 bookmarks for the Booksmarks XIII project by Sarah Bodman. In the meantime my full set with one bookmark for every participating artist reached me. Sarah already mailed us a list of … Continue reading

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Corner Chomper

I bought this corner chomper recently and it reached me today. I have no real sane reason for buying it. I have been wanting one for a long time, but I don’t really know what I will be using it … Continue reading

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Been making things

My apologies for being so silent and not having posted anything in the past couple of months (edit: weeks. It feels like months, but it actually was just a couple of weeks.). As you might have expected, I have been … Continue reading

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A Book for a Change

I made a teeny tiny book today to put into one of my bottles. It measures about 4mm x 5mm and has handwritten text in it. Making a book, even if it was just a small one, was a welcome … Continue reading

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Printmaker’s Block, Litho and Ink Experiments, and Twine Trials

Still no progress with my print to enter into the show. I am suffering from a lesser known but just as severe form of writer’s block: printmaker’s block. In interviews with artist’s the question of how they overcome the blank … Continue reading

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Lithography

While still searching for something to enter into the show I mentioned in my last post, I decided to try non-toxic alu-plate lithography at home. Find out more here. I bought the book, by the way, and can very much … Continue reading

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Searching for a new Print

Not quite blank pages, but not getting anywhere either, it seems. I am urgently looking for a new thing to print and enter into a print competition I foolishly agreed (and paid for) to enter, and now I am drawing … Continue reading

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Studio Time: Making new copies of Absences

I have had a little studio time in the past four days or so, and I thought, I’d just show you what I did. My book absences was selected to be exhibited for the Sheffield Book Arts Prize. What is … Continue reading

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100 bookmarks done

Done. I just finished signing and numbering the 100 bookmarks for bookmarks XIII. Ah, the joy of editioning. Sure, making editions can be very tiring, repeating the same action over and over. I am one who likes to move on … Continue reading

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Me at the Writer’s Studio

I am currently sitting at the writer’s studio, trying to find my way into working on 346 and on a text about my message in a bottle project. Instead, as you can see, I am blogging, but well, blogging is … Continue reading

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