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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,…

Cindy Tonkin November 15, 2017
Paper sculptures

Paper sculptures

beautiful, witty paper sculptures. New Paper & Textile Wildlife Sculptures by Kate Kato

Cindy Tonkin July 24, 2017
Plane Crash Lemony by sea

Plane Crash Lemony by sea

Here’s another tunnel, this time way more complex, with a plane crash. Lots more detail in the video. And here are the photographs A small experiment with…

Cindy Tonkin July 24, 2017
Triangle Box

Triangle Box

When I was first playing with Lemony Snicket / The Series of Unfortunate Events I had folded down the interior pages and made triangular shaped books to fit the…

Cindy Tonkin July 11, 2017
Playing with forms... and lemony

Playing with forms... and lemony

Some light-hearted playing with leftovers from the Series of Unfortunate Events. And some pix with fewer hands involved.

Cindy Tonkin July 11, 2017
Lemony Flag Book

Lemony Flag Book

Here is me talking about this flag book in great detail, with visuals. enjoy. and here are some pix.

Cindy Tonkin July 11, 2017
Black Box

Black Box

This is another one of those just play pieces. The long concertina is decorated with tiny pockets from a Paris street directory from the 80s (although when I went…

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