Yeeeeeeehaw!Today I completed the second (and final) panel in my toroidal book. Can you tell I'm excited?Similarly to the first panel, I started my creative process by reviewing my notes from a workshop with Bonnie Stahlecker – An Artist’s Approach to Embossing Leather for Books. For the date in question, I found multiple instances of the
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Today was a harder day in my finish-unfinished-stuff adventure - I tackled the first blank panel in a toroidal book created during a workshop with Ken Leslie at the 2014 Paper and Book Intensive.Here's what it looked like before I started working on it:What was the issue? Well, I had
Today was the last class of the first PBI session. [sad] I started the morning by making a backing board - you laminate three layers of paper together and cut it the width of two of your book panels. You can then slide it in behind a 2-page spread and
I got to class early today to start work on today's PBI image. Here's how/who I am today: I realized that both yesterday's and today's images contained round shapes - I guess the torus is getting to me. When class began, Ken shared another one of his books. This one was insane.
We started off today's class talking about rectangular toruses. Or is it tori? Aha! Rectangular toroidal shapes. Ken shared some of his work that used the rectangular form. It's awesome when he does this because he reads the text to you and it's like adult story time. We then dove in
Today was day 1 at PBI and I started the morning session in Ken Leslie's class, Designing Toroidal Books: Follow the Fold and Stray No More! Describing something as toroidal is essentially a fancy way of saying it's donut-shaped. By the way, I traveled all the way to Michigan to attend