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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Bic

How do I tell the story of this book? Should I start with how I bought the ballpoint pen for it? That would probably be terrible boring, and it is a bit embarrising to tell you that I don’t usually buy ballpoint pens, – I just happen to have some. You know, you receive them […]

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Working on a Weekend, and 346 still not finished

  I don’t really know where the last four weeks went that passed since my last blogpost. I worked on finishing the scrolls, making the tubes for them, planning/making boxes to hold all together, and in between added more details to the model. On pretty much all fronts I encountered problems that kept me from […]

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