Well, that’s pretty cool! This animated book dummy is the result of the class Thinking in Pictures with Joy Chu at UCSD.
Author: Gwendolyn Holbrow
Tiny Book Arts
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.
The Art of the Fold
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 […]
Journey by Rail
I just love this book. And a static image can never describe the experience of watching the scenes flick past the windows. Enjoy!
Miniature Books at the Lilly Library
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…