Thursday, February 8, 2018

February 8, 2018 - Talent

I suppose one of my favorite talents is to create - which most often includes making a mess!  Lately I have been creating books or journals.  The book in the images below, is made by cutting up small rectangular pieces of cardboard, overlapping them and sticking them onto bookboard.  I aged the pieces by using inks in an attempt to create a 'leather' look. I added pieces of chipboard shapes, clocks, gears, etc., used a piece of gyproc fibre tape as a stencil for making grid marks, and highlighted the raised edges with a black inkpad.

For the inside, I used cardboard gear shapes as stencils, and inked them with a 'vintage photo'or 'walnut' distress ink pad to create a design on some of the pages.  After I made three signatures of the groups of papers, I sewed them together with a five-hole pamphlet stitch.  I then attached them all to the inside of the covers, and ... made a book.




4 comments:

  1. Well done, that looks really good. xx

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    1. Thanks Flighty! I always enjoy creating things and anticipating how they will turn out.

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  2. Brilliant. That looks really good. A really GLOwing talent.

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    1. Thanks :) Fun to make while trying out different techniques.

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