First Fridays Science of Art

I am excited to announce my participation in the First Fridays Science of Art at the  Wonderlab! On September 2, I will be sharing my enthusiasm for deep sea life and artist books! The ocean is a mysterious and alluring place where, in the vast deep waters, light gives way to darkness. Down here scientists are working to discover the wide range of strange and intriguing life forms that flourish in these cold, high pressure ecosystems. During this First Friday: Science of Art, participants are invited to draw on the ocean as a point of inspiration as we create deep…

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Box Models

In an effort to go beyond the printed tutorial or weekend workshop, I've created these box models as a teaching tool to assist in the construction of high quality presentation enclosures. These boxes could be used for training at an institution, as a visual aid for an instructor, or to guide a student learning on their own. Each box is made from quality binder’s board and is wrapped in a variety of beautiful handmade paper, from Hook Pottery Paper, with the exception of the Dover book cloth spines. Clamshell Box Model $275.00 8.5 x 6.5 x 1.5" This box model…

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Move over, horse, its the year of the sheep

  Last year, 2014, had many galloping moments, but I look forward to a steadier, sheep paced 2015. In 2014, I had the pleasure of teaching many wonderful workshops, participating in exhibits, and a few other events. This coming year has many events on the calendar already with more to come. As the year progresses, additional events will be added so keep a lookout at this website or on Facebook. If you have any questions or would like to participate in any of the events listed below, feel free to send me a message!           Clamshell…

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Steamroller Print

This August I will be participating in my first steamroller printing event put on by Walnut Ink Press! More event information is on their Kickstarter page. Here are the event details: DATE: Saturday, August 23, 2014 TIME: 11:00am-5:00pm *There will be assigned printing time slots for each artist LOCATION: Walnut Ink Projects, 607 Franklin St, Michigan City, Indiana 46360 So what is a steamroller printing event? The picture above is helpful but I will explain. This will be a day long event during which very large wood blocks will be printed with the use of a steamroller. A 3' x…

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Happy New Year!

I get to kick off the new year by being interviewed by Erin Fletcher of Herringbone Bindery. Through her blog Flash of the Hand, Erin gave me the honor of being featured as the January Book Artist of the Month. Each Monday, she will post the latest installment of our interview. Thanks Erin for such a great opportunity!   Also, there are still spaces open for the Sewn Board Bookbinding workshop on Saturday, January 11th or Saturday, January 18th. The workshop will be a fun one so please send me an email if you are interested!    

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