Monthly Archives: April 2011

Taking some time off

Sorry for not reacting to your comments earlier. The reason for my silence here and on your blogs, everywhere on the internet, actually, is that I am lying in hospital at the moment. The last posts were already scheduled, but … Continue reading

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Worktable Weekly: Making of a Study Book for Artists (Part IV)

This is Part IV of showing the process of how I made the book to the left. In the first part I cut the paper and boards, and prepared the pages for the book marks that are attached to the … Continue reading

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Worktable Weekly: Making of a Study Book for Artists (Part III)

This is Part III of showing the process of how I made the book to the left. In the first part I cut the paper and boards, and prepared the pages for the book marks that are attached to the … Continue reading

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Worktable Weekly: Making of a Study Book for Artists (Part II)

This is Part II of showing the process of how I made the book to the left. In the first part I cut the paper and boards, and prepared the pages for the book marks that are attached to the … Continue reading

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Another Study Book

This is the sibbling of the study book that I started to make in yesterday’s blog post. The idea behind these study books was to create a book for artists who want to take more than a sketchbook outside for … Continue reading

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Worktable Weekly: Making of a Study Book for Artists (Part I)

I finished the book on top the other day. It has 200 pages, a mix of sketching- and drawing paper and watercolor paper. As the name suggests, the sketching paper and the drawing paper are both best suited for dry … Continue reading

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Penultimate Headband Training Post

This is one of the headbands that I learned in the last days and particularly like. The plan is to use it on the next book which just came off the sewing frame. Hopefully I’ll be able to present it … Continue reading

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Headband Training Continued

I am working through the book “Headbands. How to Work” them by Jane Greenfield and Jenny Hille at the moment. I showed you some first props in the last post already. I am planning to make a couple of show … Continue reading

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Worktable Weekly – Headband Training

This is a headband I already used on book blocks before. Then I usually counted the windings to reach into the gatherings at an equal spacing. Here the core shifted on the edge of the cardboard, and as you can … Continue reading

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Tooling experiments

A while ago I read somewhere (I think it was on the book arts mailing list) that someone improvised more sophisticated tooling by forming a piece of wire, heat it, and press that to the leather. If I remember correctly, … Continue reading

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