Book + Art

Book + Art : Handcrafting Artists' Books

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Discover what happens when you add artmaking and bookbinding together. With Book + Art, explore the basics of surfaces, images and words in order to create provocative works of art with layers of meaning. Whether you're altering a pre-made book or creating your own, here you'll find both the instruction and the inspiration to get it done. In addition to learning mixed-media techniques-such as how to age paper, transfer images and make your own monoprints-you'll be given step-by-step instruction for numerous book structures including: Single-fold and bi-fold books Simple and extended accordions Perfect bindings Side-sewn books Single- and multiple-signature books Boxes Unbound collections Add the art of the book and the book as art to your own artmaking repertoire today and start making your own meaningful artists' books. Foreword by Judith A. Hoffberg, Editor and Publisher of Umbrella.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 203.2 x 274.32 x 15.24mm | 566.99g
  • F&W Publications Inc
  • NORTH LIGHT BOOKS
  • Ohio, United States
  • English
  • 250 colour illustrations, 25 black & white illustrations
  • 1600611540
  • 9781600611544
  • 195,165

About Dorothy Simpson Krause

Dorothy Simpson Krause is a book artist, painter, collage-maker and printmaker who has combined traditional media with digital applications since the late 1960s. She is a Professor Emeritus at Massachusetts College of Art, where she founded the Computer Arts Center.show more

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