The Penland Book of Handmade Books: Master Classes in Bookmaking Techniques

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Every year Penland, the innovative school where crafters from around the world come to hone their skills, offers a master class in the art of bookmaking that’s simply without equal. Fortunately, it’s available to everyone, thanks to this technical and inspirational guide that showcases ten contemporary book artists who have taught at the institution. Four hundred illuminating photographs highlight the crafters as each one demonstrates all the details of his or her particular expertise. Marvel at the beauty of ...

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Overview

Every year Penland, the innovative school where crafters from around the world come to hone their skills, offers a master class in the art of bookmaking that’s simply without equal. Fortunately, it’s available to everyone, thanks to this technical and inspirational guide that showcases ten contemporary book artists who have taught at the institution. Four hundred illuminating photographs highlight the crafters as each one demonstrates all the details of his or her particular expertise. Marvel at the beauty of Dolph Smith’s sculptural books, the exquisite structure of Jim Croft’s carved wood covers and metal closures, the intricacies of Barbara Mauriello’s handmade boxes and slipcases, and the secrets of Carol Barton’s playful pop-ups. Reflective essays by all the artists add to the creative excitement visible on every page and in every spectacular project.

 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600593000
  • Publisher: Lark Books NC
  • Publication date: 3/4/2008
  • Series: Penland Series
  • Pages: 232
  • Sales rank: 603,316
  • Product dimensions: 8.54 (w) x 10.94 (h) x 0.86 (d)

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  • Posted May 2, 2009

    It's a wonderful book!

    If your into dimensional graphics this book is a must.

    I've been a successful graphic designer for over 35 years and I know good work and this is good work. It offers much to see, think about and maybe even "borrow" from.

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