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July 16, 2007

Monday morning musings…

Filed under: Morning Musings — jackie @ 8:39 am

Good morning readers.

I’m lucky to have a family member that knows his way around electricity and was able to get the AC back up and running before we all wilted from the heat yesterday.

For anyone in the Hampton Roads area, I am giving a class in making a Japanese style photo album on Wednesday evening at the Contemporary Art Center in Va. Beach The class fee is $35 and runs from 7-9:30 pm. All supplies are included. To sign up, call the Art Center at 757-425-0000.

On the forum

There’s a discussion on the Secret Belgian Binding going on in the general binding area. The book swap participant list is growing. Do you know how to remove adhesives from book pages made from photo paper? Got any good coptic stitch links? Know of a good book arts blog you’d like to share? Come on over and add some noise to the boards.

Of note…

For some great inspiration, you need to check out Galleriamia. From the site…GalleriaMia features modern handmade bookbindings and artist’s books by Finnish artist Mia Leijonstedt. Since her first exhibition of paintings in 1992, she has pursued her interest in artist’s books and studied both traditional and modern bookbinding skills. Based in the UK for over a decade until 2006, she created work that spanned several creative disciplines, both for clients and as private artistic exploration. She’s currently exploring the Middle East with her family, gathering materials and inspiration for her next adventures in the realm of book arts.

More on pop ups…

Want to get started making pop ups with something simple. Try your hand at a few pop up cards. from the Enchanted Learning site.

Some tutorials on simple pop up mechanisms with animated gifs showing how they work.

If you’d like to get a little more technical and learn about the geometry behind making pop ups, check out Andrew Glassner’s articles on pop up card design.

I hope everyone has a great day.

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