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Jeansbooks Work in Progress Continued or Cutting Jig II

Hello once more. I just wanted to show you today’s progress on the jeansbooks. I started this morning with putting together the signatures for the small books. For the bigger ones I put each block together individually, and choosing colours … Continue reading

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Pain and Sourdough

Above you see a journal I made in 2009. It was one of the first I made in a coptic stitch. When I made it I had not heard yet about 2-needle bindings, and thus this one here has a … Continue reading

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Making of “346” – Part 1

So here it goes. I cut two dowels into shape and attached the first of 12 pieces. You can see it is already quite thick. And it does have some spring to it, but when it has been held in … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle – Hopefully for a while

“Now I try to take it a bit more slowly, but it’s not easy. Being in the studio to get work done is actually the most relaxing I can do at the moment. But I have been sick too many … 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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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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Drafting, New Tools, and Arithmetic for the Visually Inclined

Those of you who follow me on Facebook know that in the past weeks I have been having a love affair with drafting tools. In a way it started when I read that blog post about dividers that went kind … Continue reading

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Boxmaking weekend

This was the first weekend in what seems like ages that I had all to myself in my studio. My major work in progress is 346, a book dealing with my 7 week stay in hospital prior to the birth … Continue reading

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New Print – Woman with Hat

Like always I am burried deep in things that need doing. My homepage needs updating, a new newsletter needs to be written, books reviewed that I bought and received during the festive season, … Yesterday evening I finished the first … Continue reading

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8 down, 4 to go – or 346 to go, depending on viewpoint

In my last post I mentioned that I was still undecided what project to concentrate next on. By now I have pretty much made my mind up: Of course the nightmare boxes need to be finished. I have 8 done … Continue reading

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