Saturday, December 11, 2010

What has been taught in book arts guild as of Dec 2010


Many Secrets Handmade book – Sep 06
Altars – Oct 06
Cool Tools – Nov 06
Books from one page – Dec 06


Side Bound books - Jan
Little book of journal prompts - Feb
Flag Book - Mar
Decorated Papers - May
Collaged accordion book - Jun
ATC’s - Jul
Pop Ups - Aug
Day of the Dead – papel picado and skeleton jumping doll – Oct
Gate Book with Rollabind punch - Nov
Post it note books – Dec


Valentine Paper Dolls – Jan
Envelopes - Mar
Boxes – May and Oct
Gelatin Printing Jun
Pochoir - Jul
Woven Book  - Aug
Crossed Structure Binding
Tunnel Book – Nov


Carousel Book  - Jan
Square Around – Feb
Dream House – Mar
Secret Belgian Binding – May
Book Sculptures – Jun
Box Templates - Jul
Crazy papers book – Aug
Woven accordion – Sep
2 needle Coptic – Oct
Mini poetry – Nov
Dowel spine portfolio – Dec


Urauchi - Feb
Wire bound book - Mar
Swap meet - Apr
Tacket binding – May
Cake Box book – Jun
Pivoting Pages Accordion – Jul
Case bound book with ribbons brought to spine – Aug
No glue accordion fold book - Sep
Piercing Cradle – Oct
Pamphlet stitch books with pockets – Nov
Charcoal, PVA, drawing French Fold Book – Dec

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Blank journals for women in prison

I received information from a list serve I am on about a group that provides books for women in prison all over the country.  We were specifically solicited for blank journals for this project.

Here is the link to the organization that provides the books and journals.

Saturday, December 4, 2010

First Saturday in December

Here we are busily working on the project that Natalie brought to us today.  First we drew, then we went over our drawings with PVA and water and then we folded it into a book.  Marvelously abstract images emerged.

Codex is returning to Berkeley in early February.  Here is the link to the website:

Recommended: a visit to the Presidio Officers' Club Exhibition Hall to view Intersections 5, a juried show of fiber artists.

First Saturday in December