On day 3 of Julie's workshop, we continued working on our models. We started off by covering boards that would cover 2 books with different bindings. We then created the base for what will become a cigar box to hold our game board and 2 books. We didn't make the lid
Tag : artists’ books
We started day 2 of Julie's workshop by sharing our mind maps with everyone in the group. The best part of this was that everyone got to give and receive feedback on their work so far. I now have a few new ideas of how I can incorporate my "purge"
I just finished my first day at Haystack in Julie Chen's workshop The Playful Artist's Book. My brain is very full. We spent the majority of the day dealing with development of content. We started with some quick free association exercises involving a chess piece, then the words "game" and "book".
In a few days I’ll be leaving for Haystack, which will mark the end of my summer of insanely awesome book arts education. Going to Haystack after having been to the Paper and Book Intensive and the Focus on Book Arts conference in the same year makes me feel unworthy. I definitely
Today I worked on completing one of my Book Arts Improv editions... ...and I was successful! WOOHOO! I have now have The Big Bomb in an edition of six (one was already spoken for). I feel so good. And here's the second book I worked on that did not get finished today.
During the 2nd session at PBI, I took a class with Johnny Carrera - Using a Catalyst for Artist Book Creation. I decided to take this class because I struggle with content generation. I have a tendency to take highly-structured technique workshops and I wanted to try something a bit looser
During her Amazing Dremel workshop, Jill Timm treated students to a talk about her work in artist books. Many of her books are miniatures and include her photographic work. Jill's work tends to focus on natural themes, which seems to have evolved, in part, from her love of National Parks.