This book is my go-to for cloth photo albums. I’ve been making them for many years and have really refined the design.
There are many choices for cloth and marbled paper end-sheets / accent on the box. Photos are mounted onto acid-free Stonehenge paper.
Re-binding of my signed copy of Rebecca Atwood’s book Living with Pattern.
My Suminagashi papers are usually done on colorplan paper because it loves to soak up the color! Colorplan has a wonderful texture and is a heavier weight making these papers ideal for the cover of journals, bookmarks, gift tags or other craft projects.
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The Art of Marbling - There are many different ways to achieve a "marbled" effect on paper or fabric. I marble with acrylic paint on a bath of water that is made thick by the addition of carrageenan (the powder form of a type of seaweed). Each of the paint colors is dropped onto the bath spreading out in a circle like oil in water. After I add the paint I use a marbling comb or stylus to create a pattern. There are countless possibilities for color and design.
All of my marbled papers are one-of-a-kind but if you see something that you’d like me to try and re-create I’d be happy to.
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Uses: frame and display as artwork, end-sheets for bookbinders, stationery, various craft projects
This book is currently on tour with the Guild of Bookworkers FORMATION exhibition.
All albums are made to order using the finest materials available. Please call or email for a quote.
Do you have a favorite children’s book that was loved so much it’s in dis-repair? Let me re-bind it for you and turn it into a beautiful fine binding.
I love making these contemporary style marbled papers. When I’m doing them I think of street graffiti, Jackson Pollack, and other free flowing art. Often times I’ll over-marble patterns one or more times to add depth, and detail.
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