Sunday, February 28, 2016

365 Handmade Books: Painted Songs, Day 59

365 handmade books in a year
final page of Book 59
handmade books created during the month of  February
handcrafted books made in February by Suzanne Coley
Suzanne experimenting with techniques for book covers

Saturday, February 27, 2016

365 Handmade Books: Painted Songs, Day 58

The Heart Knows . . .
Painted Songs, Book 58
365 handcrafted books in 365 days
Forms by Suzanne Coley
Poem and Pictures

Materials
1. Hand dyed cotton paper
2. Handmade hanji paper
3. Dictionary pages
4. Postage Stamps
5. Vellum
6. Charbonnel inks
7. Acrylic paints

Binding & Cover
1. Book binding board .087
2. Acid free adhesives
3. Acrylic paints
4. Acrylic mediums
5. Linen thread

Techniques
1. Collages
2. Linocut
3. Watercolor

Text
They Say (original poem)

Friday, February 26, 2016

365 Handmade Books: Painted Songs, Day 57

Painted Songs, Book 57
the heart is an uncontrollable machine . . .
Painted Poems by Suzanne Coley

Materials
1. Handmade paper: 70% cotton fibers, 10% abaca fibers, 20% newspapers
2. Handmade hanji paper
3. Dictionary pages
4. Cotton laid paper
5. Vellum
6. Charbonnel inks
7. Acrylic paints

Binding & Cover
1. Book binding board .087
2. Archival adhesives
3. Acrylic paints
4. Acrylic mediums
5. Linen thread

Techniques
1. Linocuts
2. Paintings
3. Collages

Text
Proverbs

Thursday, February 25, 2016

365 Handmade Books: Painted Songs, Day 56

Painted Songs, Book 56

Materials
1. Handmade paper: 70% cotton fibers, 10% abaca fibers, 20% book pages
2. Handmade hanji paper
3. Dictionary pages
4. Postage Stamps
5. Hand dyed cotton paper
6. Mathematics pages
7. Vellum
8. Charbonnel inks
9. Acrylic paints

Binding & Cover
1. Book binding board .087
2. Acid free adhesives
3. Kitakata: gampi fibers
4. Acrylic paints
5. Acrylic mediums
6. Linen thread

Techniques
1. Linocuts
2. Paintings
3. Collages

Text
One Hundred Years (original poem)

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