Making Handmade Books: 100+ Bindings, Structures & Forms (Paperback)
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Short Description for Making Handmade Books Bookmaking is more popular than ever. This book makes the craft available to everyone. It includes photographs of the author's own books.
- Published: 03 March 2011
- Format: Paperback 256 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781600595875 ISBN 10: 1600595871
- Sales rank: 4,520
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Making Handmade Books is choke full of ideas for bookbinding, book forms and materials to use to create your very own unique books. I love the unusual ideas like a book in the shape of a tea bag and 3D books like a theaterbox. There is a lot here to fire up your imagination and creativity.
The book is well-organized into chapters on different book structures, binding methods, techniques for making covers etc. There is also an introductory section explaining the materials and methods needed to make a book. The instructions are pretty easy to follow and some are accompanied by diagrams. But if you're new to bookmaking and prefer illustrated step-by-step instructions, you may want to check out the book first before buying it.
Those familiar with Golden's works should take note that this is actually a compiled version of 2 previous books by the author: "Creating Handmade Books (Paperback)" and "Unique Handmade Books (Paperback)", with added comments from other bookmaking artists on their creative processes. If you don't already have those 2 books, though, this is a great buy. by liberal sprinkles