Salt Prints: Final Trial

Another day of testing and I have finally settled on the ratio of ingredients as well as a color for the final prints.  Going back and forth between the first and second results, I tried some dilute paint on the paper.  This was not exactly the solution, because the problem that arose with that mixture […]

Reporter Notebook

During the times when I feel unproductive or that I am not working on the “fun stuff” enough, I try to find a small and somewhat quick project I can do in order to get back on track. Here is a reporter style notebook that is small enough to use up scraps I hold onto […]

Salt Print Experiments

I am experimenting with salt printing for the first time as I try to figure out a cover decoration solution. Ultimately, I would like to use salt prints as a more central part of my content in the future, but for now, I am trying to use them as an alternate way to incorporate color. […]

Travel Journal

Anyone studying binding makes their fair share of blank journals. It is a way to learn the binding process as well as experiment with cover decoration.  With this journal, I did just that. This book was also meant for a traveler so maps and a globe theme were incorporated. To begin, I wanted to allow […]

Travel Sketchbook

Before I tell you about the first work featured on this post, I would like to quickly tell you about what it is I do.  I’ve taken many classes through various workshops and Universities to learn bookbinding, and until recently I was doing this part time. However, earlier this year I have decided to make […]