My first little books are imitations of books. I have only emulated the craft of handmade books. Unaware that I was actually doing so. This insight has dawned on me later in the project when realising that my technique and my tools were not adquate … Continue readingImitation or the Real Thing
I now realise – a slow process – that I need to learn more about making books and boxes from OTHER sources, from people who know. I have exhausted my own imagination and innovative skills. They have taken me this far – the Lady Books … Continue readingJust a hobby?
A couple of days ago I glued the cover paper onto the cardboard boxes for my Chat-books – engaging myself in the detailed observation of the whole activity – I made nine boxes in (almost) one go so I could study a progressive process of … Continue readingGlued imperfections
I am learning how to make a website / blog and I am still confused about certain things. It seems I am always in some learning process – this is definitely true for the miniature books. I think it is essential for my approach – … Continue readingLearning