The Book Arts genre includes but is not limited to:  bookbinding, making handmade books, making moveable books, printmaking, letterpress printing, paper making, marbling, calligraphy, origami structures, collage, pochoir, and creating one-of-a-kind Artist Books.  Ideas for expression are limitless under this broad genre.  

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Triptych of Coptic Stitch Bindings

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Buttonhole Stitch Journal

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Zhen Xian Bao, or Chinese Thread Book

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Pendant Book with Piano Hinge

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Drum Leaf Binding

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  Sewn Boards Binding

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Japanese Journal

Pamphlet Book with Pochoir Cover

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Hardcover Book with Button Closure
Sewn with Tapes 

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Japanese Stab Bindings on Lokta

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Layered Accordion


Pamphlet Book with Watercolor Imprint

for Cover

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Star Accordion Ornaments (closed & open) 

An Artist Book is an idea looking for a format, or a format looking for an idea.

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Artist's Book, One-of-a-kind, view #2, 2

Artist Book, One-of-a-kind.  This accordion village is made with hard covers, collage, hand carved stamps, and

glassine windows.

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Star Books

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Non-Linear Books - Flag Books

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Fold - Page Insert Pop-up w:Coffee Cups.

Explosion Fold

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Twist Boxes

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French Doors

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The Dos-a-do

Mechanical Cards/Vovelles - Shawn Sheehy Workshop

Vintage White Christmas Tree & Traditional Green,