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This time I used some very inexpensive craft brass wire, and sculpted armatures out of it. Then using masking tape and arcylic paints I managed to create the look I was after...the uni course had really helped me in this area - last term I was constantly using aluminium wire and newspaper to create built up mixed media paintings. ...but this is the first time I was able to make something like this on a book cover.


The Dark by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Jon Klassen. Ive looked at this as Jon Klassen is a favourite children's book illustrator of mine, his work is child friendly but quite sophisticated in the overall look of the work he creates. In reference to the theme of my book being Pandoras Box, this book uses dark and light and the idea of fear in a child friendly way.

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Fabric Book Cover- DIY Cover {Guest Post

Fabric Book Cover- DIY Cover Want to do this for the ones I take to work.... :) maybe a zipper around the outside and string handles? Maybe...


An in depth tutorial teaching you how to create a bookfold, with lots of hints and tips easy beginner tutorial. which i think covers most questions from peop...


I have finally seen Never Let Me Go, a film based on a novel by Kazuo Ishiguro, a Japanese-British novelist. The film was so beautiful, and the story was really thought-provoking. I am not particularly a book lover and did not even know about Ishiguro, but last year I have made a book cover for this novel (as a personal project). I watched the trailer a couple of times for reference and absolutely loved it. The image above was created a while ago, inspired by what I saw in the trailer. You…