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June 2010 Blog Posts (19)

Cortiça Box Book

I had this crazy idea on creating a book using cork oak material.

Therefore, I worked my mind on deciding the design and there it is....and with its own bookmark!…


Added by Gizecraft on June 27, 2010 at 10:08 — No Comments

An Exercise for Kurt Johannessen

An Exercise for Kurt Johannessen

A free download artist's book by Sarah Bodman

Kurt Johannessen made his ‘Exercises’ book in 1994. He says: “Here is a handbook of exercises that hardly anyone has tried. The format is small, which makes it easy to take the book everywhere and practise anywhere when needed. The book has been printed in five editions since the…

Added by Sarah Bodman on June 27, 2010 at 1:30 — No Comments


The book itself is a short story in which elements that form a play - such as the script and the director -assert new roles and create a second narrative. With 8 illustrations (3 in full colour, 5 in black & white) it charts the journey of a wayward script that has jumped off the stage into the mouths of an unwitting audience. The black & white images represent the scripts…


Added by Sam Winston on June 22, 2010 at 2:56 — No Comments

Birth Day

Birth-day charts the 100,000 lives that come into being over the period of 12 hours on the planet. I drew a circle for every life born in a waking day.…


Added by Sam Winston on June 22, 2010 at 2:43 — 3 Comments

Romeo and Juliet

Presented here is work in progress from a series of collages based on Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet. The following 3 images are large columns of text that contain the whole of Shakespeare’s play. Instead of

presenting the play in its chronological order however – the text has

been divided…


Added by Sam Winston on June 22, 2010 at 2:37 — No Comments

Pencil Drawing

Pencil Drawing

January 2009

Main page constructed from the shavings of 1 HB Pencil & glued using Japanese rice paste onto 300gsm Fabriano hot press paper. Title page handwritten by the artist. Text set in 10pt Gill Sans printed with pigment inks onto 256gsm Hahnemühle Natural Art Duo…


Added by Sam Winston on June 22, 2010 at 2:20 — No Comments

Forms / Form / I / Am / Yours / Mine

Series of line / text drawings. White Ink on…


Added by Sam Winston on June 22, 2010 at 2:14 — No Comments

Definitions (from New York Times)


Added by Sam Winston on June 22, 2010 at 2:00 — No Comments

Sss Hhh

s & h or sshhh – White Ink drawing on Japanese tissue paper.…


Added by Sam Winston on June 22, 2010 at 1:30 — No Comments

Space Between Words

Space Between Words:

After spending such a…


Added by Sam Winston on June 22, 2010 at 0:00 — No Comments

The beautiful Art of Bookbinding

I finally joined this amazing and beautiful world of Artist Books.

I am so happy to have discovered so many talented people and so much informations.

This is my latest work of bookbinding:…


Added by Gizecraft on June 21, 2010 at 23:50 — No Comments

'Oh Bird' flies as we set out to hike the Himalayan Annapurna

Don't miss out on the last week of Glen Skien's beautiful exhibition 'Oh Bird' which finishes up on the 26th of June at Hand Held Gallery.

Up next will be Collette Dane's Himalayan Annapurna, a handmade book installation accompanied by works on… Continue

Added by Megan Herring on June 21, 2010 at 13:59 — No Comments

Call for Entries

Drawing with Fire: An Exhibition of laser cutting by book and paper artists

13th - 24th September 2010 and touring until 2011*

School of Creative Arts

University of the West of England



Artwork that utilises laser cutting in paper and/or the book form.

As part of the practice-led AHRC funded research project… Continue

Added by Tom Sowden on June 12, 2010 at 2:19 — No Comments

A Place of Interest - free download PDF artist's book

A Place of Interest

Doverodde Book Arts Festival ll


, Denmark

Sarah Bodman
and Tom Sowden made a collaborative artist’s book,… Continue

Added by Sarah Bodman on June 11, 2010 at 2:03 — No Comments

Keynote speakers announced for Impact 2011

The Keynote speakers have been announced for the Impact 7 conference in Melbourne (September 2011) and they include Johanna Drucker!

For further details visit the Impact website at

Added by Robert Heather on June 9, 2010 at 17:15 — No Comments

call for Artist Book Schow Italy .

International show Artistes Book 1° Edition 2010-04-25

Organized “ Nuovo Archivio Libro D’artista”

Cured Virginia Milici (Virgy)

Location : Libreria “Supermercato del Libro” Treviso

and partecip to "Archiv news open Artist book ".viev all to link

Rule of the share to the Show in English

e-mail… Continue

Added by virginia milici (virgy) on June 9, 2010 at 3:32 — No Comments

Call for images

I am putting together a presentation on handmade paper in artist books. I will be showing the
powerpoint at PoV AGM and in Korea at the IAPMA congress. If you are
interested could you please send me 2-4 images of two books with
details of material and size and a short statement. The email address is

Added by Gail Stiffe on June 8, 2010 at 18:00 — No Comments


Exhibit Title: Book Power!

Dates of Exhibition: June 3-26, 2010…


Added by Laura Russell on June 4, 2010 at 14:16 — No Comments

Australian Book Arts Journal

The Australian Book Arts Journal is going well, subscribers are supportive, galleries are thinking about it and advertisers are showing confidence by taking out ads! Please consider subscribing to a journal about YOU for YOU! This year, it's $60 for three issues, the first being launched in April and the beginning of your collection! Contact me on and let's keep this exciting vehicle for showcasing book artists and books alive! ABAJ relies on subscribers. Spread the… Continue

Added by Linda Douglas on June 3, 2010 at 20:21 — No Comments

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