Wednesday, 23 April 2008

more concertinas

So tomorrow turned into a few days, as these things often do at the moment... but today I've managed to get at least a bit organized, and here are some pictures (slightly dodgy camera phone pictures, but pictures none the less) of the books I made at the art gallery last Thursday...


A concertina book; a good opportunity to show a few different ways to fold accurate concertinas, as from my experience this can be harder than it sounds! I also thought it would be good to show a few different ways of making a cover, this a soft cover that kind of wraps round its self and then slots over the end page...


No glue in this structure :)


I tried to take a kind of mix-and-match approach; showing lots of different foldings, page elements and ways to attach them...



This is a hard cover blizzard book (another good opportunity for folding practice...)



Mine is a bit scruffy, I was a bit nervous book making in front of so many people!



I love this structure, with it's slotty in pages... you can find the instructions in this book along with lots of other lovely things :)

At the end of the class the participants all seemed pleased with their books, but by the end of the day I realized that the class was far too short for everything I wanted to show, I felt like I could go on for days and not be done with all the possibilities of these structures... Perhaps more classes are in order :)

3 comments:

karen said...

Love the envelope book

Sarah said...

Thanks Karen! It's one of my favorites too :)

perilloparodies said...

Love that book!!! love paper and books, and slotted pages... and well, you get my drift. thanks for sharing...