I am pleased that my nifty little book Shark Dream has been accepted into the Dream exhibition at the Collins Memorial Library in Tacoma, Washington! The show runs August 20—November 17; if you’re in the neighborhood, drop in and share the dreams.
Author: Gwendolyn Holbrow
Finished my graphic memoir! That’s a rather grandiose description of this tiny zine, (24 pages, approximately 3.5 x 4″), but it does commemorate one tiny odd event in my life that occurred on November 4, 2022. You can read the whole thing here.
Well, that’s pretty cool! This animated book dummy is the result of the class Thinking in Pictures with Joy Chu at UCSD.
The first miniature book I recall was the cautionary tale of Pierre who didn’t care, a tiny red volume in Maurice Sendak’s Nutshell Library. Pierre’s lack of interest in folding the folding chairs, and all the other expectations of the adults around him, spoke to me… When, after his near-death experience inside the lion, he […]
Continuing to mess about with the crown book format, using odds and ends and leftovers, I came up with something I quite like! The Quoddy Tides is ever a generous muse, providing me with gluing surfaces, ornamental paper, and a portal to another world. This little book demands a postal journey.
This wonderful book, The Art of the Fold, gives clear instructions with excellent illustrations for making folded books and related structures. The authors, Hedi Kyle and her daughter, Ulla Warchol, came up with crown books, blizzard books, pocket books and a lot more. AS I tried out some of the structures on the first snowy […]
I just love this book. And a static image can never describe the experience of watching the scenes flick past the windows. Enjoy!
Wonderful little books at IU’s Lilly Library: Hexagonal Koran in fitted velvet-lined box! World’s smallest hand-written book! Star Trek! Fruits of Philosophy, or Private Companion for Young Married People! Tiny marbled endpaper! That was fun. And I may need to make a horn book. They have some nice large books, too…