Category Archives: Chitchat

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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Printing

As I mentioned in a post earlier this year, I am participating in Bookmarks: Infiltrating the Library System Project XIII by Sarah Bodman this year. For this I need to send her 100 bookmarks by June. Since Febuary I have … Continue reading

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Ruling Pens and Technical Pens – Part I: Ruling Pens

I have recently started to buy some technical drafting tools and experimented a little with different kinds of usage for them. I mentioned that I could show off my (many newly acquired) collection of pens, and to my delight, you … Continue reading

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