A slushy mix of art and non-art that I use as references for my own art.

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Henry Holmes Smith




I believe this last image is a dye transfer print. I need to obtain more of these images but am having trouble finding many. Some of the work is cameraless images made during the bauhaus era that include corn syrup. Which is a really good idea.

Saturday, February 6, 2010

Pamela Rosenkranz

Pamela Rosenkranz

Photogram of an asprin. More here.

Jason Lazarus

I realize that it's so not cool to upload things that were literally JUST posted on I Heart Photograph. But these are amazing. They are photographs of the late Robert Heineken's ashes. What a great idea! I need to make sure that my remains are utilized in a photographic process. Someone needs to promise me this much. here.




Friday, February 5, 2010

Book Videos!

We are in a wonderful world where you can find video tutorials for just about anything online!

Rethink Scholarship at Langara 2010 Call for Entries from Rory O'Sullivan and Simon Bruyn on Vimeo.

Basic Zine

Here is Kyle Van Horn's website from his zine class at mica, which includes downloadable templates for making the same basic zines that we made for the first week of class. The readings are all great too, if you're interested.

Pamphlet Stitch

how to make a book. from jtgualtieri on Vimeo.

Japanese Stab Binding

DIY Japanese Stab Stitch Binding from CuriousDoodles on Vimeo.

This video shows a more advanced structure than you were taught in class. it enables you to tie the knot on the inside of the book so that it is not showing on the outside.

Japanese Stab Binding 4-hole from Rose Newton on Vimeo.

This one is same as the one above but only showing the binding part of the process itself.

Sewing Signatures Together/Kettle Stitch

Fastforward to about three minutes into this one, she is just rambling forever in the beginning.

Coptic Binding

Perfect Binding

Book Binding: How To Perfect Bind from Andy Hirsch on Vimeo.

How to make your own book cloth

Make your own book cloth from Anna Hawthorne on Vimeo.