Open Studio and 346, finally some Progress, and other News

I am participating this year on the Open Studios Notts event. Almost 300 artists in all of Nottinghamshire are openening their studios in May and June. Mine is going to be open to the public on 12/13th May. That’s in just over a week, and there’s still tons of things to do to prepare for […]

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Silk Thread

If you have not visited Büchertiger Supplies in a while, I invite you to do so! There’s some new stock to be found. You may know that I started with my supplies business when I couldn’t buy coloured linen thread in Germany: I had just discovered the online book art community and saw my first […]

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Three Limp Vellum Bindings

If you follow me on facebook and/or instagram, then you have seen that over the last couple of weeks I have made a few books. It’s sad that this is news by now, but that’s how it is. I always wanted to learn to make limp vellum bindings that rely on lacing in the sewing […]

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Illegible, Inaccessible and Fake Script + Literature List

For the maps that I am currently drawing as part of my “daily” practise I use writing in fake or obscured script here and there. When I looked more closely the other day, it turned out that in fact very few of the maps in Landscapes II do not have some illegible writing here or […]

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Maps

Those of you who are following my instagram stream have probably seen my maps project. I slipped into it when a teacher at the German Saturday School in Leicester asked me about how to bind a board book (she needed to bind together some teaching materials). I feel a bit like giving away my secrets, […]

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