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Family, Memory Loss, Design, and Fall Cycling

Above: Quick sketch of Phyllis sitting, Sensei Pen and Montana Acrylic Marker on Arches Text Wove (Velin) in a 7 x 5 inch handmade book. (Look over on the left and head and tail of the book so you can see the fun decorative paper I made with gold sparkles.)Click on the image to view […]

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More Giddiness with Nideggen Paper and Schmincke Pan Watercolors

Left: Pentel Brush Pen and Schmincke pan watercolor sketch on Nideggen paper, in a 7.5 inch handbound journal turned vertically. Actor James Frain as Warwick in “The White Queen.” Click on the image to view an enlargement.   Diane: Well, I don’t know if there is really any reason to ever go back to white […]

Early Fall Reading

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Adventures in Bookbinding: A Recent Book Batch

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Decorative Papers Find a Home on the New Batch of Books

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Urban Journaling—An Upcoming Class

Details on my March 2010 class.

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Thirteen More Journals and Counting…

Post class note about my recent binding class at MCBA.

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The No-Contest Contest Celebrating My First Year of Blogging

A post summing up one year of daily posting.

Simple Round-Back Journal: Tuition and Fees

I dropped my class sample off at MCBA. The fees for this class have been set and the description will be going up on their website in the next week or so. I've updated my earlier post to include the costs, but in case you only look at new posts here's the scoop: TUITION: $110.00 […]

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Simple Round-Back Journal: Fall Class Coming Up

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Above: round-back journals with inset-cover labels. The back two journals are made with Bibilo paper. The gold journal has a Claybord™ tile insert. The front green book is the size and type we'll be making in class. It has yummy text pages of Velin Arches (5-3/8 x 6-7/8 inches). Click on the image to view the enlargement.

It's not too early to plan your fall activities, especially if you're a dedicated journal keeper and want to visit the Twin Cities and learn how to bind your own journal! I've got a great one-day class on Saturday, October 10 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts.

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