Category Archives: book arts

Folding Collage Thingamajigs

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Found Photo Collage Practice

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Practicing the One-sheet Book

Practice One-sheet Book (layered PDF)

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Workshop Handout: One-sheet Notebook

Workshop Handout: Two-sided One-sheet Notebook with Alternate Covers (layered PDF)

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Workshop Handout: One-sheet Books / Mini Zines

One-sheet Books Handout (layered PDF) One-sheet Handout with Image Templates (layered PDF)

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Preliminary Study 2: “Notebook”

Preliminary Study 2: Screen (PDF) Preliminary Study 2: Printable (PDF)

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Preliminary Study 1: “Memo Book”

Preliminary Study: Grayscale (PDF) Preliminary Study: Paper Color (PDF) Preliminary Study: Printable / Imposed (PDF)

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Roughs: Birdman, Land Shark

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Stab Binding Practice: Museum PDFs

Sharpie paint pen on acetate. Made from these books.

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Penland 2017, Session 7: Drawings for a Collaborative Book

Penland Drawings PDF

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awk: a zine, 9.1.17

awk: a zine, 9.1.17 – screen-reader PDF awk: a zine, 9.1.17 – imposed PDF

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Future Style of Rough Idea

Maybe an idea for the general look and feel of a future book (if only a very rough, very vague idea). In any case, no more 30-folio jobs. More like 10 max. That way more books can happen faster, instead … Continue reading

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Artist’s Book: ‘VGR771’

It only took 17 months to finish (don’t ask). Anyway, the book formerly known as Murmur and currently known as VGR771 is at long last done. It’s a free download, but you have to print & bind it yourself. About … Continue reading

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Nearly There

It took one 90-year-long year to get to this point, which is one step away from being done.

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Actual Real Progress, Bookwise

Finishing the sort-of final stage of laying out the folios for this book-like project, which is now called VGR771 for various reasons I’ll talk about later in a 300-page artist’s statement (except, not really). It’s still kind of a struggle … Continue reading

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