This is a leather bound sketchbook I made maybe 10 years ago.
I sewed all the signatures together and glued it into the leather cover.
Some of the pages were poor quality white sketch paper torn from a pad, some were tissue paper and some brown paper with fold out pages
I remembered making it and pulled it out to try to fill but the paper is ALL of such poor quality I'd rather not bother. So this is a lesson in buying and using the best quality art supplies you can afford.
And then there is the idea of attaching sketches, images, snippets whatever to those pages. I think paper is one of the most critical materials in terms of choosing quality...ReplyDelete
I used some interesting ideas like fold out pages and thin paper but bad decisions on the actual paper itself. Now I do use vellum instead of tracing paper and if I wanted toned paper I wouldn't use brown paper.Delete
Yay vellum! I've been using mine to practice my new brush lettering!ReplyDelete
That was actually tracing paper (way back then) but now I am all about vellum.Delete