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Early this spring I got an assignment from author Rigmor Moss to do the graphic work on the cover of her newest book. Anita Våmartveit, a really talented illustrator from Bømlo, has done the painting. My job was finding an illustration for the spine, (a photo I took of an entrance to an old stave-church) and puzzle it […]
I took a double Sunday this weekend, just relaxing and spending some quality-time with my art-journal. That is to say, my old art-journal, that´s been following me the past four year finally got filled to the last pages, and I made a new one. The last two pages of my old journal. The details of […]
Time for a new calendar book again! This time it´s a very special book. It was made for me by my good artist-friend in Canada, Tammy McGee. That´s the nice thing about artist-friends. Sometimes their a bit busy, and you get your Christmas-present in May 😀 Who doesn´t love to get a beautiful gift when […]
I´m back at prop-making again. Tonight it´s a small one. A fake vintage concertina photo-album. The cover made of leather, with two hearts carved into it (cut and sewn). And the inside filled with luscious sailors. All of Frenchy´s sweethearts. Frenchy in Grease, that is.
“I like big books, and I cannot lie… trall-la-la-la-la…” If you´ve been following my blog for a while, you know that I make my own calendar-books. This time I wanted to go up a bit in size to a 15×20 cm (ca 5×7 inches). A big, bold and beautiful girly-girl on the front cover. The back-spine […]
In addition to the abstract oil painting, I am also working on a 3D collage. It´s a mix of techniques used in book-binding, jewelry-making and traditional collage. These will become little pictures to hang on the wall. If I had mounted them differently, they could have been necklaces, hence the title: jewelry for the wall! […]
Back to work. A couple of photos from my book-making. Lots of new miniature jewelry-book-pendants in the making.
A couple of years ago I got this old children´s book at a charity shop. It´s from 1962, and I´ve been meaning to recycle it. Since I am soon in need of a new calender-book, and wanted to do something a bit different, I thought this might be a good combination. The paper quality in […]
Elisabeth is ny now 2 months old niece, and Sunday is her christening. Like for all my other nieces and nephews, I am making her a “Welcome-to-life!”-book. Everyone in the immediate family contributes in filling it with wishes and thoughts. The cover is a freestyle machine-embroidered appliquéd girly-girl sewn onto leather. Hopefully it will be […]
A new year, a new book. A new book, new covers. Since I make my books like an accordion, I need two covers, that way there is no front or back, just two fronts. I wanted to make something slightly different this time, combining freestyle sewing and painting. I made a girl dressed up with […]« Previous Entries