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Book Arts Improv: Week #3 Themes

Many thanks to everyone who entered this week's Book Arts Improv! And now, this week's winning entry... ...number 5! Congrats to Marianna! This week's themes are as follows: An Irish drinking song: The Moonshiner Something that's comforting: our Tatra Mt. Sheepdog, Dolina Famous last words: “I should never have switched from Scotch to Martinis” The last call for

Book Arts Improv: Call #3

Welcome to the third week of the 5th Annual Book Arts Improv! In case you're new here, in a nutshell, the Improv is a four-week stretch of improvisational bookmaking. Depending on the content and complexity of the book, an edition of three or more will be created each week. Introducing this week's

Worktable Wednesday

I have to admit that I'm pretty darn stumped with this week's combination of creative inspirations. I've done some research (mostly on Godzilla) and pinned some things to my Improv Pinterest board, but nothing seems to be gelling yet. Okay, so maybe I do have the spark of something, but it

Book Arts Improv: Week #2 Themes

Many thanks to everyone who entered this week's Book Arts Improv! This week's winning entry... ...number 5! Congrats to Marcia (your time has come)! This week's themes are as follows: A rejected theme for a restaurant: Canned goods An intriguing title of a straight-to-video movie: Godzilla Goes Hawaiian Something that should never inspire a topiary: Dumpster The next call

Book Arts Improv: Call #2

Welcome to the second week of the 5th Annual Book Arts Improv! In case you're new here, in a nutshell, the Improv is a four-week stretch of improvisational bookmaking. Depending on the content and complexity of the book, an edition of three or more will be created each week. And now, the

Worktable Wednesday

Today I started working on this week’s Improv book and I've created a Pinterest board to share my inspirations thus far. I began by searching for images of stone sculptures and was immediately taken by the amazing work of Jiyuseki (Hirotoshi Itoh). He creates fantastic pieces that incorporate zippers (and teeth!)

Book Arts Improv: Week #1 Themes

Many thanks to everyone who entered this week's Book Arts Improv! And now, this week's winning entry... ...number 10! Congrats to Donna! This week's themes are as follows: What’s the last thing you photographed? My booth at my last show for the year A bad response to “I love you”: I couldn’t say it until I

Book Arts Improv: Call #1

Welcome to the first week of the 5th Annual Book Arts Improv! In case you're new here, in a nutshell, the Improv is a four-week stretch of improvisational bookmaking. Depending on the content and complexity of the book, an edition of three or more will be created each week. So here we

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