Good morning dear readers.
Thought I’d try to post some before jumping back into classes with both feet next Monday. I’m scheduled to take five classes this coming semester. Four of them are studio classes and one is a portfolio and resume class. Crazy I know but I’m running out of funds and need to finish up by the end of 2009. I’m sure about mid semester I’ll start pulling my hair out and should be about bald by May.¬† :o)
And now the good stuff…
I have Peter Goodwin’s¬†new video on box making, Boxes for Books, and plan on reviewing it in the next week or so. The video is one in a series produced by Janette Heffernan. Information for all can be found on their website. You can also find a teaser for the box video as well as other great little bookbinding tidbits on¬†Janette’s YouTube site.
Roz Stendahl has a great post on her adventures in bookbinding on her blog. Her post are always interesting and very informative. It’s definitely worth spending the time and reading through her other posts. She has a great website too.
This was posted on one of the binding lists,¬†an¬†entertaining site with an interactive book.
I’ve seen this posted on several sites but I thought that I’d post it here too. A nice tutorial on how to make your own flipbook. Something to do in your spare time.
Looking for some unique fabrics for bookbinding? Or perhaps you want to create your own? Check out Spoonflower. You can buy custom printed designs in their Etsy store or design and have them print your own unique fabric. It’s definitely a way to set yourself apart from other binders.
If you haven’t been over to the Book Arts Forum in a while definitely check it out. Lots of good converstaion and upcoming swaps for the new year.
Ok…that should keep you busy for a while.
Have a great day!