In order to have photographic images in my final book edition ‘Hazel House’ I decided I wanted to print them as photo polymer etchings. The process shares some similarities to screen-printing and etching. The course was at East London […]
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So, those wooden boxes displaying matchstick toys, trinkets and wooden type hung on D’s walls were once all plan chests of alphabets, fonts and points ‘Type Cases’. On this course we got to rummage in stacks of drawers […]
The second course I did at LCBA taught us how to make a slim hardback notebook with a single bound section of paper inside, and with a foil embossed cover. It is advised to do this course before […]
Ever since I was an art student, and a lecturer introduced us to the concept of artist books and gave us examples to pore over, I have stockpiled ideas for artist books I would like to make, but as […]
Blog by London-based Sculptor Laura Napier a recipient of an a-n Professional Development Bursary 2017, awarded to learn skills in Bookbinding, Letterpress and Photopolymer Etching to make a new edition of Artist Books ‘Hazel House’
Hello and welcome to my (much delayed) third blog post. As I’ve previously mentioned, one of the core motivations for applying for a professional development bursary was improving my limited technical skills in bookmaking. Despite my worryingly intense appreciation for […]
Welcome to Off the Shelf, a blog charting the activities I’m undertaking during the period of my a-n Professional Development Bursary. Before I set the context, firstly; an apology. While I have only just set up this blog, I have been […]
A blog charting research/activities undertaken during the period of my a-n Professional Development Bursary.
For the latest in her regular series for a-n News, Sarah Bodman introduces two works from a new collection of 13 artists’ books to be launched at PAGES: The Leeds International Artists’ Book Fair.
After the book fair weekend had finished the exhibitions continued until 26th March. As well as organising a stall and the Imaginary Museum exhibition, I had also been selected for a video and performance art project by AMBruno. The project […]