Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Joy of Sacks

Just because I am not binding books these days doesn’t mean I don’t shop for bookbinding. In the book “Going Postal” by Terry Pratchett, there is a guy named Stanley an extreme nerd who collects pins. In one scene he … Continue reading

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Bad Bookbinder

In what ways have you been a bad bookbinder? Noch ein Bild aus meiner Zeit im Bett. Ich wollte eine Serie machen, in der ich notiere, was ich schon so meinen Büchern angetan habe, die sich mit klassischem Handwerk nicht … Continue reading

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

This is Part V 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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More Results from Self-Entertainment in Hospital

While in hospital, I not only had to stay in bed, I had to stay flat in my bed. Even sitting up was forbidden. Therefore it wasn’t easy to find the right medium to use there. I started with just … Continue reading

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Consumption

While in hospital I needed to find ways to entertain myself. Drawing and sketching is something I never find time to practice enough in daily life, so this was my chance. I tried to keep up an “a sketch a … Continue reading

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Back Home

I am back home now, but it will take a while until I am back to work. I entered hospital about seven and a half weeks ago, being not really ill but pregnant and with the immediate threat of a … Continue reading

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Still in Hospital

Thank you all for the supportive comments and mail! Hubby printed all emails and comments you wrote and brought them to me. Each piece of mail that reached me was a real joy and made lying here more bearable. I … Continue reading

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