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Author Krause, Dorothy Simpson, author.

Title Book + art : handcrafting artists' books / Dorothy Simpson Krause
Edition First edition
Published Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, [2009]


Description 1 online resource (144 pages) : color illustrations
Contents Surfaces, images and words -- Blank books and altered books -- Single-fold, bi-fold and books folded from one sheet -- Accordion books and scrolls -- Perfect bindings, drumleaf bindings and board books -- Side-sewn, single-signature and multiple-signature books -- Covers, boxes and unbound collections
Summary "Discover what happens when you add artmaking and bookbinding together. With Book + Art, explore the basics of surfaces, images and words in order to create provocative works of art with layers of meaning. Whether you're altering a pre-made book or creating your own, here you'll find both the instruction and the inspiration to get it done. In addition to learning mixed-media techniques -- such as how to age paper, transfer images and make your own monoprints -- you'll be given step-by-step instruction for numerous book structures including: Single-fold and bi-fold books ; Simple and extended accordions ; Perfect bindings ; Side-sewn books ; Single- and multiple-signature books ; Boxes ; Unbound collections ; Add the art of the book and the book as art to your own artmaking repertoire today and start making your own meaningful artists' books"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Bookbinding -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Books -- Format.
Artists' books.
artists' books (books)
CRAFTS & HOBBIES -- Book Printing & Binding.
Artists' books
Books -- Format
Genre/Form handbooks.
manuals (instructional materials)
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks and manuals.
Guides et manuels.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008050258
ISBN 9781440315954
Other Titles Book plus art
Book art