Making Handmade Books: 100+ Bindings, Structures & Forms
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Making Handmade Books

100+ Bindings, Structures & Forms

By Alisa Golden

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Format: Paperback / softback, 256 pages
Other Information: full colour throughout, includes diagrams, includes photographs
Published In: United States, 01 March 2011
Bookmaking is more popular than ever and this book makes the craft available to everyone. Beginners will soon be on their way to folding, gluing and sewing handmade books in a variety of styles. This title includes photographs of the author's own books; this collection is sure to inspire. In the digital world, books may seem like an endangered species, but bookmaking is more popular than ever. Thanks to the 100 ideas in this volume, the craft is now available to everyone. In as little as an afternoon, beginners will be on their way to folding, gluing and sewing handmade books in a variety of shapes and styles, from rolled scrolls to Jacob's ladders, folded flexagons to case bindings. Complete with photographs of the author's own master books and statements by more than 40 established book artists, this collection is sure to inspire.

About the Author

Alisa Golden's work is collected by such institutions as the New York Public Library; the Museum of Modern Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the V&A. She currently teaches at California College of the Arts, San Francisco and the San Francisco Center for the Book.

EAN: 9781600595875
ISBN: 1600595871
Publisher: Lark Books,U.S.
Dimensions: 25.15 x 21.34 x 1.78 centimeters (0.53 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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This is a hugely practical book with lots of photos and easy to follow instructions that ensure success for even the novice book binder. If you are looking for a book that offers basic bindings along with more off beat structures, artistic creations and objects that are as beautiful as they are practical this is the book. It will show you, step by step, how to make keepsakes that will be treasured for years to come. A highly recommended book!

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