Making Books by Hand: Techniques and Ideas for Enhancing Your Book Designs Including Found Objects and Miniature Books by Peter Thomas
This must-have book for newcomers to the popular art of bookmaking teaches all the basics and features easy and interesting projects that allow self-expression and experimentation. More experienced bookmakers and paper enthusiasts will also note that it offers a welath of practical tips and techniques in one handy resource. All the basic bookmaking techniques include lots of specialised tips. Simple book structures, miniature books and a wide variety of projects that highlight themes such as travel, music, even wearable books provide creative variations on traditional ideas. The authors share innovative, unique and previously unpublished binding structures that incorporate scrolls, flaps, folders and more. In addition, some book projects are made from unusual materials or found objects, such as a book out of a ukulele, a real accordion book, a book diorama in a cigar box and other experimental creations.