Tuesday, September 27, 2016

365 Handmade Books: Painted Songs, Day 270

Hand painted book 270

Materials
1. Linocuts
2. Road maps
3. Antique music sheets
4. Vellum
5. Acrylic
6. Pencil

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

Techniques
1. Illustrations
2. Mixed Media
3. Linocuts

Text
My Little Son

Monday, September 26, 2016

365 Handmade Books: Psychology of Paint, Day 269

Handmade book 269

Materials
1. Linocuts
2. Decorative papers
3. Handmade paper (made in Baltimore)
4. Vellum
5. Handmade Japanese papers
6. Pencil

7. Acrylic

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

Techniques
1. Illustrations
2. Mixed Media
3. Linocuts

Text
Lost Souls Benefit

Sunday, September 25, 2016

365 Handmade Books: Psychology of Paint, Day 268

handcrafted mixed-media book 268

Materials
1. Linocuts
2. Road maps
3. Handmade paper (made in Japan)
4. Vellum
5. Mathematics page
6. Pencil

7. Acrylic

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

Techniques
1. Illustrations
2. Mixed Media
3. Linocuts

Text
My Little Son

Saturday, September 24, 2016

365 Handmade Books: Psychology of Paint, Day 267

Psychology of Paint, Day 267

Materials
1. Linocuts
2. Road maps
3. Handmade paper (made in Japan)
4. Vellum
5. Antique music sheets
6. Pencil

7. Acrylic

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

Techniques
1. Illustrations
2. Mixed Media
3. Linocuts

Text
A-Positive

Friday, September 23, 2016

365 Handmade Books: Painted Songs, Day 266

During the month of August I used a lot of handmade papers and silkscreened images from Japan. These papers are some of the most exquisite I've ever seen.  I am very grateful to my good friend who made this possible.  Thank you!
Collage of handmade papers from Japan with my linocuts, Book 266

Materials
1. Linocuts
2. Suminagashi 
3. Gold leaf
4. Vellum
5. Antique music sheets
6. Pencil

7. Handmade papers (from Japan)

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

Techniques
1. Illustrations
2. Mixed Media
3. Linocuts

4. Suminagashi
5. Silkscreens (made in Baltimore)

Text
A-Positive

Thursday, September 22, 2016

365 Handmade Books: Painted Songs, Day 265

Hand carved linocut, Book 265

Materials
1. Linocuts
2. Acrylics
3. Antique music sheets
4. Vellum
5. Road Maps
6. Pencil

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

Techniques
1. Illustrations
2. Mixed Media
3. Linocuts

Text
My Little Son

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

365 Handmade Books: Psychology of Paint, Day 264

I must admit that some days I was exhausted and didn't see how I could possibly finish these books.
Perseverance, Book 264
I began to think about the words "Perseverance" and "Hope."  Perhaps if I tried to
Cover page, Book 264

envision their sounds, then I could record them.

Materials
1. Handmade papers (made in Baltimore)
2. Acrylics
3. Linocuts
4. Vellum
5. Road Maps
6. Pencil

7. Music Sheets
8. Handmade papers (made in Japan)

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

Techniques
1. Illustrations
2. Mixed Media
3. Linocuts

Text
Lost Souls Benefit