This excellent introduction to the art of making books by hand includes everything a crafter needs to develop proficient bookmaking skills. Multi-section books with wooden spines, double-fold books, books with multiple bindings, and distinctive photography albums are just some of the concepts shown here. In all, 13 meticulously presented projects provide ample material for experimentation, and a concluding section of beautiful finished samples provides plenty of inspiration.
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This lavishly illustrated book, written by a renowned bookbinder, gives this popular craft a dynamic twist. Using simple book-binding techniques to create a range of colorful and fun notebooks, journals and albums. The Handmade Book is an inspiration for any craft enthusiast and also a wonderful source of gifts for family and friends.
Modern bookbinding combines traditional methods with natural materials and treatments to create handcrafted books with strong colors and sensual and exciting textures. The Handmade Book guides the reader through 13 step-by step projects, including a ribbon-tied sketchbook and a folding octagon. Featuring both simple binding and more complex projects, this book is perfect for the beginner as well as full of innovative ideas for more experienced bookbinders. Also included is a collection of contemporary bindings from leading crafters around the world, which demonstrates traditional and modern bindings and an eclectic use of materials and interpretations.From the Back Cover:
Handmade books are expensive to buy but surprisingly easy and wonderfully satisfying to make. With The Handmade Book you'll learn the basic techniques of bookbinding and how to create your own notebooks, journals, albums and portfolios. Vibrant photography and simple instructions will inspire craft lovers, artists and students of any age and ability.
Includes 13 step-by-step handmade book projects using a variety of materials, including suede, wood, vellum, cloth and handmade papers.
Features inspirational section showing contemporary bindings from artists around the world.
Written by an internationally renowned bookbinder.
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Descripción New Holland, 2004. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX1859741789
Descripción New Holland, 2004. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M1859741789
Descripción New Holland, 2004. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P111859741789