Sunday, February 27, 2011

The Box challenge - hunter s. thompson

hand drawn stencils, hand cut, air brushed dyes,
and flicked ink......

i have crossed a threshold....

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

First class of the year

class time
1st of a few I hope to be running this year,

1.Making professional grade Eggshell panels...7th and 8th May
students will learn the method and materials involved in making eggshell panels to a professional standard, over a weekend.
cost $300
please email for further details.

Friday, February 18, 2011

The Box Challenge - down so long

it looks like up to me

crushed inlays, dyed goat, onlays.....
doodling with brass tools

Monday, February 14, 2011

teaching and bench space

hi all
...PDB is opening studio to bench rental and on hand teaching...students encouraged to bring own projects to work.....also offering some prelim.classes, and 1 week intensive on a new method for out...... may onwards
There is also an opportunity available for a student to work alongside me for 1 year ....applicant must be 100% committed to having a career as a bookbinder.Must have some aptitude, though not necessarily be experienced.
please send us a message if you are interested.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

The Box challenge - Key Largo

Just under the flap of the dust jacket on the front board..

         "EX LIBRIS

..Rex Harrison's copy of Key Largo, by Maxwell Anderson
you don't see that everyday!

just a note too that PDB has a new Facebook page, so you can now follow us on there. The blog will be posted, but there will also be some different, hopefully more informal content published!
Also, there is a treat for anyone(almost anyone!!!), who are freinds of PDB

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

The Box challenge - Rangoli

...back to the boxes....
rangoli pattern,back-pared "Om" and 24 dots from the ashoka chakra.

more to follow