Wednesday, December 7, 2016

365 Handmade Books: Painted Songs, Day 341

One of a kind handmade book #341

Materials
1. Linocuts
2. Antique world map
3. Handmade papers
4. Pastels
5. Acrylic paints
6. Pencils
7. Vellum

Binding & Cover
1. Book boards .087
2. Archival adhesives
3. Acrylic mediums
4. Linen thread

Techniques
1. Drawings
2. Mixed Media
3. Linocuts

Text
Relief

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

365 Handmade Books: Painted Songs, Day 340

Handmade Book 340

Materials
1. Linocuts
2. Antique world map
3. Handmade papers
4. Postage stamps
5. Acrylic paints
6. Pencils
7. Vellum
8. Pastels

Binding & Cover
1. Book boards .087
2. Archival adhesives
3. Acrylic mediums
4. Linen thread

Techniques
1. Illustrations
2. Mixed Media
3. Linocuts

Text
Restrooms

Monday, December 5, 2016

365 Handmade Books: Painted Songs, Day 339

Handmade mixed media book 339

Materials
1. Linocuts
2. Antique world map
3. Mathematics pages
4. Postage stamps
5. Acrylic paints
6. Pencils
7. Vellum
8. Pastels
9. Handmade papers

Binding & Cover
1. Book boards .087
2. Archival adhesives
3. Acrylic mediums
4. Linen thread

Techniques
1. Illustrations
2. Mixed Media
3. Linocuts

Text
Her Only ID

Sunday, December 4, 2016

365 Handmade Books: Painted Songs, Day 338

Mixed media handmade book 338

Materials
1. Linocuts
2. Antique world map
3. Mathematics pages
4. Postage stamps
5. Acrylic paints
6. Pencils
7. Vellum
8. Pastels

Binding & Cover
1. Book boards .087
2. Archival adhesives
3. Acrylic mediums
4. Linen thread

Techniques
1. Illustrations
2. Mixed Media
3. Linocuts

Text
Relief

Saturday, December 3, 2016

365 Handmade Books: Painted Songs, Day 337

Original mixed media  handmade book 337

Materials
1. Linocuts
2. Antique world map
3. Mathematics pages
4. Postage Stamps
5. Acrylic paints
6. Pencils
7. Vellum
8. Pastels
9. Dictionary pages

Binding & Cover
1. Book boards .087
2. Archival adhesives
3. Acrylic mediums
4. Linen thread

Techniques
1. Illustrations
2. Mixed Media
3. Linocuts

Text
Her Only ID

Friday, December 2, 2016

365 Handmade Books: Painted Songs, Day 336

Handmade mixed media book 336 by Suzanne Coley

Materials
1. Linocuts
2. Antique world map
3. Mathematics pages
4. Postage Stamps
5. Acrylic paints
6. Pencils
7. Vellum
8. Pastels
9. Dictionary pages

Binding & Cover
1. Book boards .087
2. Archival adhesives
3. Acrylic mediums
4. Linen thread

Techniques
1. Illustrations
2. Mixed Media
3. Linocuts

Text
Relief

Creating Textile Books

When I was commissioned to make handmade books with African textiles, I knew I wanted to embroider some of the pages.  
Grandma's vintage threads
I asked my mother for my grandmother's vintage threads, and she gave me a bag filled with all of these vibrant colors.
Vintage threads 
It took me a few hours to organize them in this plastic container I bought from my local craft store.