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Cindy Tonkin January 6, 2019

Census Taker

Census Taker was the original novella which i raided a hard cover spine. I’ve kept the opening pages and credited the artist who made the beautiful calendar…

Cindy Tonkin December 7, 2018
Final Curtain

Final Curtain

  This piece involves two of my past Sturt Summer School experiences: the laser cut squares from the times I did laser cutting. They are from an old acrylic…

Cindy Tonkin December 5, 2018
Andrew Hayes: Wood, Metal, Books

Andrew Hayes: Wood, Metal, Books

Andrew Hayes’ work delights me. Wood and Metal and Books and Such.

Cindy Tonkin October 22, 2018
Memory

Memory

] This book was originally called the Dumbest Moments in Business History. I have altered it to just be Moments. It uses collage elements, and the thing I like…

Cindy Tonkin September 27, 2018
Crazy wall book

Crazy wall book

Did the front cover of this crazy wall book today. I may fill this book with pages, I may continue to collage, who knows?           &nb…

Cindy Tonkin September 21, 2018
Crazy walls of my own

Crazy walls of my own

So I have recently been inspired by crazy walls. Here’s the first of what may be a few of them which i whipped up today. It’s on the inside of the cover…

Cindy Tonkin July 12, 2018
Dresses from books

Dresses from books

Oh this is good! Dresses from books by Sylvie Facon!

Cindy Tonkin June 23, 2018
House of Prayer no 22

House of Prayer no 22

monoprint splilt concertina in upcycled book cover for the book House of Prayer no 2, altered to House of Prayer no 22.  

Cindy Tonkin April 26, 2018
Whoops again

Whoops again

I’ve already posted on Whoops. This time there’s a video tour of it.  

Cindy Tonkin April 2, 2018
Whoops

Whoops

Over Easter I’ve been playing with split concertina. This one began because of the frame offcuts I picked up at Sturt this year. I ran the offcuts through…

Cindy Tonkin April 1, 2018
Atlas split concertina

Atlas split concertina

I had a dream on the night of Good Friday. In the dream I made a very large split concertina. So when I woke up I found a Reader’s Digest atlas I had in the…

Cindy Tonkin March 20, 2018
My book of the seasons: a golden book

My book of the seasons: a golden book

I’m about to cut this book up and make a new carousel altered book here are all of its pages

Cindy Tonkin March 16, 2018
Peter Rabbit

Peter Rabbit

I’ve done a little detour this week: I went back to the Golden Books on my shelf and began a tunnel book. It was mostly prompted by wanting to use the offcuts…

Cindy Tonkin December 11, 2017
Postcard project: Tiny houses on a square

Postcard project: Tiny houses on a square

I’ve begun to settle into the Tiny houses made from postcards. Avril gave me a number of framing mats from ikea frames, and I’ve put the houses around…

Cindy Tonkin December 5, 2017
Postcard project: the green concertina's in a box

Postcard project: the green concertina's in a box

This piece now has a box. I am not certain that it’s done, but it’s literally on the shelf for now. The paper covering the box I designed using scans…

Cindy Tonkin November 22, 2017
Tarot Cards 1

Tarot Cards 1

I found a pack of tarot cards with book in a box by the side of the road recently. On a business trip this week I took a handful of sharpies and the pack of cards,…

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