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Adventures in Bookmaking | 2012

Print +Paper+Book was a series of artist book workshops held in collaboration with artist Jo Olive.

 

 

River Book Workshop | 2012

River Book Workshop | 2012

Each workshop referenced one of the four elements, with a relevant printing technique and book structure.

The River book workshop used cyanotype mark making in a woven book structure, referencing the flow of water.

 

Earth Book Workshop | 2012

Earth Book Workshop | 2012

Potatoes from the earth were used to create prints on rusted and ink stained papers. These were made into a stitched artist book.

Fire Book Workshop | 2012

Fire Book Workshop | 2012

In mid winter the fire was on, the billy boiling and ash used to create sooty fire prints. Paper was burnt and marked with sparklers (gunpowder prints).

These prints were stitched using the Japanese stab binding technique to create fire books.

Flag Book Workshop | 2012

Flag Book Workshop | 2012

Take to The Air workshop instructed students in making flag books using woodblock printing techniques.