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B3005. 500 Handmade Books B3005. 500 Handmade Books: Inspiring Interpretations of a Timeless Form. 2008. 420pp. Paper.
A juried gallery of 500 books shown in full color. In the summer of 2006, Lark Books sent out a call for slides/images of handmade books. This is the published selection from what must have been an overwhelming response!
B4220. Bookcraft: Techniques for Binding... / Weston B4220. Bookcraft: Techniques for Binding, Folding, and Decorating to create books and More by Heather Weston. 2008. 8.5'x10". Paper.
From heirloom memories to unique journals, albums, and altered books—or simple tag books for your kids—Bookcraft contains all the skills you will ever need.
This guide provides the essential ingredients for designing and making your own books, from simple binding and finishing techniques to complex complete products. Projects are designed to suit a variety of skill levels from beginner to advanced, and use a step-by-step approach to learning the necessary skills.
Each project begins with basic techniques and progresses through to thought-provoking applications of those techniques. Each technique includes an example of a finished book that fully and beautifully utilizes the methods described by the techniques.
This book explores more experimental binding and page treatment techniques, and has a comprehensive gallery of ideas outlining the skills and materials needed to apply techniques often reserved for professionals.
B1537. Non-Adhesive Binding: Books Without Paste.../Smith B1537. Non-Adhesive Binding: Books without Paste or Glue
By Keith A. Smith. 2nd ed. 352pp. 6"x9". Paper.
There are no color illustrations, but it is packed with instruction and diagrams for one section bindings, two section bindings, single-sheet codices, supported sewings, and unsupported sewings -- thirty-four in total. It has introduced many binders to new stitches and bindings and continues to do so.
DVD53. Printmaking in the Sun / Welden DVD53. Printmaking in the Sun DVD by Dan Welden.
This DVD video shows every step of making relief and intaglio prints using Solarplates. It begins by showing how to create an image on Mylar using various mark-making techniques. Next you see how the Solarplates are developed and then printed. Tips and advice on exposure times, washing out, registration, inking, preparing paper and the amount of pressure needed from the press ensure that your printmaking experience is easy and successful. Includes a gallery of Solarplates prints with explanations of the techniques used to create them.
Recommended for Louise Grunewald's Letters From the Sun Releif and Intaglio Printing with Solar Plate class at The Summit 2013 conference and at The Passionate Pen 2015 conference.