Artists books – handmade

My hand-made book “A Forest” inspired by a song “A Forest” by the Cure. The covers were made from birch plywood and the drawing (from my own photographic source) for the front & back were burned into the cover.

Hand-made book “A Forest” The front and back cover made from birch plywood with my burned drawings. The book was hand-stitched using the Celtic Weave and Coptic stitches. 2015

“A Forest” – hand-made book. These centre pages were made using pen & ink and watercolour on hand-dyed paper

“A Forest” – hand-made book, inspired by a song by The Cure. Hand-made paper, pen, ink, watercolour on hand-dyed paper

Early steps in accordion origami
book with circular random designs in pen/ink on Fabriano paper 2016

Accordion origami book with random designs in pen/ink for Tiny Book Show 2016 in the USA

Handmade accordion book pen/ink on Fabriano paper 19 cm x 19 cm for travelling Tiny Book Show in the USA 2016

Handmade accordion book pen/ink on Fabriano paper – opened out 19 cm x 19 cm for travelling Tiny Book Show in the USA, 2016

Hand-made artists book selected for “Latitude Longitude Elevation” exhibition in Oregon USA July-August 2016, front cover

Hand-made book for Latitude Longitude Elevation exhibition in Oregon, USA, July-August 2016. Hand-sewn, hand-dyed, woven materials. Back cover

Hand-made artists book for “Latitude Longitude Elevation” in Oregon USA July-August 2016. This was a fold-out map book. One view of inside of book

Hand-made artists book for “Latitude Longitude Elevation” exhibition in Oregon USA July-August 2016. Map type book, this is one side of it.

Artists book folding map for exhibition in USA July-August 2016. Handmade, hand-sewn, hand-dyed book

Hand-made artists book on show in Oregon USA, July-August 2016. Back view of fold-out map book

Fold-out map artists book on show in “Latitude Longitude Elevation” July-August 2016. This view shows inside of book when opened out