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 techniquessuch as how to age paper, transfer images and make your own monoprintsyou'll be given step-by-step instruction for numerous book structures including: Single-fold and bi-fold booksSimple and extended accordionsPerfect bindingsSide-sewn booksSingle- and multiple-signature booksBoxesUnbound collections
Add the art of the book and the book as art to your own artmaking repertoire today and start making your own meaningful artists' books.
Foreword by Judith A. Hoffberg, Editor and Publisher of "Umbrella.""
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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