Book + Art: Handcrafting Artists' Books
Discover what happens when you add artmaking and bookbinding together.
With Book + Art, explore the basics of surfaces, images and words in order to create provocative works of art with layers of meaning. Whether you're altering a pre-made book or creating your own, here you'll find both the instruction and the inspiration to get it done. In addition to learning mixed-media techniques—such as how to age paper, transfer images and make your own monoprints—you'll be given step-by-step instruction for numerous book structures including:
Foreword by Judith A. Hoffberg, Editor and Publisher of Umbrella.
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Review: Book + Art: Handcrafting Artists' BooksUser Review - Bridgette Guerzon Mills - Goodreads
A beautiful book with an inspiring overview of artists books. Probably not for an absolute beginner to bookmaking. I really liked it and reccomend. Read full review
Review: Book + Art: Handcrafting Artists' BooksUser Review - Russell - Goodreads
I have started binding my own books and this book, while not well written, provides some interesting ideas and techniques for creative approaches to this task. Read full review
A Format for Artistic Expression
Tools and Materials
Surfaces Images and Words
Blank Books and Altered Books
SingleFold BiFold and Books Folded From One Sheet
Accordion Books and Scrolls
Perfect Bindings Drumleaf Bindings and Board Books