More Making Books by Hand

More Making Books by Hand

Exploring Miniature Books, Alternative Structures, and Found Objects

Book - 2004
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This must-have book for newcomers to the popular art of bookmaking teaches all the basics and features easy and interesting projects that allow self-expression and experimentation. More experienced bookmakers and paper enthusiasts will also note that it offers a wealth of practical tips and techniques in one handy resource. All the basic bookmaking techniques include lots of specialized tips. Simple book structures, miniature books, and a wide variety of projects that highlight themes such as travel, music, even wearable books?a book necklace and earrings?provide creative variations on traditional ideas. The authors share innovative, unique, and previously unpublished binding structures that incorporate scrolls, flaps, folders, and more. In addition, some book projects are made from unusual materials or found objects, such as a book out of a ukulele, a real accordion book, a book diorama in a cigar box, and other experimental creations.
Publisher: Gloucester, Mass. : Quarry Books, c2004
ISBN: 9781592530748
1592530745
Characteristics: 139 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Thomas, Donna (Donna Sue)

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