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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 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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Worktable Wednesday: Lace Project Book 2

Welcome visitors from the Germany Street Team blog! This blogpost is featured there today as part of the work in progress series there. Thanks for that! I spent the morning of this Tuesday with some finishing touches to the lace … Continue reading

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J. A. Szirmai: The archaeology of Medieval Bookbindings

A while ago, Dymphie of papierenavonturen posted a picture of her bookbinding literature shelf. I commented on her copy of Szirmai’s famous book, and it turned out she had a spare copy. The binding was slightly damaged (this is why … Continue reading

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A Peek Into My Studio and a Brief Explanation of the Butterfly Buttonhole

I am rather busy at the moment – therefore the blogging is slowing down a little. I am very happy about a variety of commissions that I am working on. I mentioned it in a previous post: I was commissioned … Continue reading

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Failure or New Design?

This did not turn out like intended. Not sure yet, whether I have to file this under “unintentional design” or under “failure”. The book will have to stay in my studio for a while, and stand being stared at. Probably … Continue reading

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Is it a Crossed Structure Binding?

Yesterday morning I was just going to find a good way to use this patent leather for books. I thought that this would go best with small notebooks (these two are somewhere between A8 and A7). But when I started … Continue reading

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I’m still living

I am still living – though my old computer nearly died. After some severe crashes over the weekend I now have a new machine, and I am trying to recover as much of the old data as I can. I … Continue reading

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