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Artists Books Made From Real Books

Currently speaking, the obsession of this Assemblagist is to fold books. Paperbacks, 1950s Reader’s Digests, NC geography textbooks from 1930s but of course you already know that if you read my blog. The difficult part of the process lies in constructing the covers for the books. I make the covers from all manner of items. The Center for Book Arts is a good opening move for you if you want to see how books are made.

The HandMade Pledge

The Assemblagist just took the pledge. It was a rather no-duh moment. Such pledges sequester well with my re-use and re-think motto. Redesign means rebirth, or so I tell myself. It’s imperative that we, as humans, seek to redesign our cast-aways. My theory is simple – if there is not a practical application for “used” items, they must then become ART. Items utilized in the binding or the securing the adapational creation of the reconstructed object may be pristine — […]