I'm still busy painting away on more of my big series but when taking a break, I'm all about the sketchbook. Seriously - OBSESSED. I am loving drawing again - drawing for drawings sake. Doodling, art journaling- whatever you want to call it, I am doing it. You can peek into my sketchbook HERE and HERE.
Nothing fancy - in fact I want it to be the opposite of fancy.
So I turned to my favorite free paper of ALL TIME - the trusty brown paper bag. I cut some pages, wet and dried them (no idea why - just seemed like something I should do) and made signatures, covers and searched for "coptic stitch" online for some help with book binding. It is not perfect but I LOVE how it turned out. Bitten by the handmade bookmaking bug now.
Take a peek at some already done...
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