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Cindy Tonkin April 24, 2024
850 words

850 words

More of my zines: this one specifically all about the vocab of a 850...

Cindy Tonkin March 22, 2024
Old Macdonald

Old Macdonald

This board book used to have animals sticking out of it and a tiny...

Cindy Tonkin March 20, 2024
New York

New York

This children's book has a history - see here. I have finally re-altered it,...

Cindy Tonkin March 19, 2024
Golden Books design

Golden Books design

A good ten years ago I was interested in how Golden Books evolved.I think...

Cindy Tonkin February 15, 2024
Zines

Zines

My improvising friend Sophie was after a way to use her illustrations and micro-fiction...

Cindy Tonkin February 13, 2024
Zines II

Zines II

The zines project took my energy for a few weeks. Here are my early...

Cindy Tonkin January 27, 2024
Tony House 4

Tony House 4

I have changed the title of this post to Tony House because it is...

Cindy Tonkin January 15, 2024
Feed Each Other

Feed Each Other

This altered book is made from another of the calendars Bronwen Black gave me...

Cindy Tonkin January 13, 2024
Tiny House 3d

Tiny House 3d

After I made the four tiny houses from eyeshadow boxes last week I had...

Cindy Tonkin January 8, 2024
Events

Events

I've done this before: I have taken old masters from the Book of Art...

Cindy Tonkin January 1, 2024
Are you brave

Are you brave

Continuing the Envelope series. This is again Glamour's Beauty Book (see here for example)....

Cindy Tonkin December 31, 2023
Idea of an Audience

Idea of an Audience

The title of this envelope series altered book comes from the quote - at...

Cindy Tonkin December 22, 2023
Sources of Vitality

Sources of Vitality

A long time ago, perhaps on my first wedding anniversary, which we spent in...

Cindy Tonkin November 6, 2023
Ekaterina Panikanova

Ekaterina Panikanova

This is just a lovely version of using old books to make new art....

Cindy Tonkin October 24, 2023
Pig the Pug - Pre-read

Pig the Pug - Pre-read

I've been collecting kid's board books for a few ideas I have (i want...

Cindy Tonkin October 9, 2023
Ladybird - New York

Ladybird - New York

In june 2008 I altered this Ladybird book of Winnie the Pooh, adding in...

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