Lino Print on Textile Book Covers

This are now the printed covers from the lino that I cut the last two days. The oil based printing color is really a pleasure to use. The proofs on printing paper came out crisp and nice. Maybe it doesn’t look that awful after all. The one on the left which is supposed to be […]

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14+ hours of work – wasted?

I had the stupid idea to try and print with linoleum onto book cloth. I ordered petroleum this morning to clean the linoleum of the oil printing color which I am planning to use. The lino printing colors on water basis that I used for these proof prints doesn’t dry water resistant, so I don’t […]

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The Tea Book

Before I start into the weekend (to celebrate the graduation of my youngest sister) I want to show off my latest book. Please note the “true Coptic double headbands“. But it’s the inside pages what interests me now: On the picture above you can hopefully see that they are colored. I dyed them using tea […]

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Book Swap: Something New

On June 17th a book made by Rachel reached me. We both participated in the swap at the book arts forum. I blogged about my contribution here. On said Wednesday the delivery man from a foreign shipping company handed me a grey and red New Zealand Post bag (I always love to look at the […]

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BEST swap and my book from Jellygnite

BEST stands for Bookbinding Etsy Street Team. It’s a group of etsy sellers that make handbound books. You can see our books that are currently for sale there if you search for the word “bookbindingteam“. We also have a team blog and other forms of joint presentation. Once every two months we are having a […]

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