Little Book of Book Making: Timeless Techniques and Fresh Ideas for Beautiful Handmade Books
ISBN: 0770435149
EAN13: 9780770435141
Language: English
Pages: 176
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Potter Craft
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Book Overview
Making books by hand has never been cooler, with this inspiring guide to 30 top bookmakers working today, plus 21 tutorials for essential techniques to make your own books. Crafters, artists, writers, and book lovers can't resist a beautifully handbound book. Packed with wonderfully eclectic examples, this book explores the intriguing creative possibilities of bookmaking as a modern art form, including a wide range of bindings, materials, and embellishments. Featured techniques include everything from Coptic to concertina binding, as well as experimental page treatments such as sumi-e ink marbling and wheat paste. In addition to page after page of inspiration from leading contemporary binderies, Little Book of Bookmaking includes a practical section of 21 easy-to-follow illustrated tutorials.