My friends and I felt the strong pull from the sketchbook corner at the Ikebukuro Tokyou Hands and found ourselves caught. Here I was introduced to Midori Diary Paper, designed and made here in Japan. Comes in such a lovely cream color and they are bound in such a way as allow each page toContinue reading “That New Notebook Feeling”
Today is all about the buttons! Putting those finishing touches on my Travel Journals for the Tokyo Art Book Fair this weekend. For every 5 buttons I sew, there is a small Pumpkin Kit Kat reward! Button, button, button, button, button, pumpkin kit kat, button, button, button…
I’ve been busy Longstitch Binding the last of my map-paged Travel Journals to be shown at the Tokyo Art Book Fair 2014. Special Thanks to Sea Lemon’s Longstitch Bookbinding tutorial on YouTube. Filmed using Hyperlapse. Came out blurrier than expected, sorry about that.
I can finally see the floor of my tatami room studio again! Finishing one big project and before jumping into the next big projects(s), I’ve spent my time “spring” cleaning my studio. As a very visual person I like to see all my options at one time. All my pieces, all my mediums displayed within easyContinue reading “In-Between Large Projects”
Made several Travel Journal Art Books this past week. It’s a journey in itself where art takes an artist. I never thought to create a handmade book but once I started how could I not? Such an easy extension from my love of reading I wonder why I haven’t put together handmade books earlier. RecyclingContinue reading “Travel Journal Art Books”