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Frame within a frame and a concertina

Frame within a frame and a concertina

A kind of double split concertina. using offcuts gathered a Sturt in Jan 2018. Pieces printed as mono prints in the class I was in with Glen Skien.

Cindy Tonkin April 26, 2018
Broken split triple concertina

Broken split triple concertina

I’ve been pushing the double split concertina – this is in fact three single pieces of paper joined by slits between little frames (from the printers’…

Cindy Tonkin April 26, 2018
Little bits of fun

Little bits of fun

So as I work my way through the bits and bobs printed onto wallpaper and other kinds of paper at Sturt this year I get delicious offcuts. I have created a small…

Cindy Tonkin April 26, 2018

And I tried it!

So I posted back in January about a new binding to try. I tried it. Here’s the video.

Cindy Tonkin April 26, 2018
Monoprints

Monoprints

I just liked these little monoprints. Took a picture before I turn them into a piece.

Cindy Tonkin April 3, 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 2, 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 March 16, 2018
Inner West Open Studio Trail - Sydney Book Art group unfurls

Inner West Open Studio Trail - Sydney Book Art group unfurls

Today Sydney BAG transplanted our studios to the Annandale Neighbourhood Centre, where we showed some works, cut and folded some paper, and ate cake. Avec ou sans…

Cindy Tonkin March 11, 2018
Floppy double concertina

Floppy double concertina

So the last two weeks on my Friday art day I’ve made split double concertinas (here and here). This week I spent a few hours with my book buddies making tiny…

Cindy Tonkin March 3, 2018
Tiny books for the Inner West Open Studio 2018

Tiny books for the Inner West Open Studio 2018

For the second  year in a row me and my book buddies, the Sydney Book Art Group, are moving our work to the Annandale Neighbourhood Centre for a day, so that people…

Cindy Tonkin March 2, 2018
A bit of concertina in folio fun

A bit of concertina in folio fun

This is a 4cm square snake book, in a small folio. I made the snake book because i had a printed only on one side 125gsm page from my time working with #glenskien…

Cindy Tonkin March 1, 2018
Double layer split fun

Double layer split fun

I enjoyed so much what the double layered split concertina i made last week looked like I knocked up another. They were both copied from this one I made a few months…

Cindy Tonkin March 1, 2018
Double split with laser cut inserts

Double split with laser cut inserts

Today I made a double layer split concertina. Materials: I’m working through a big backlog of prints done at Sturt Summer School in January. Each bit is inspiring…

Cindy Tonkin February 16, 2018
Cartes d'escargot

Cartes d'escargot

This folio and enclosed cards were also printed on the press at Sturt Summer School 2018, with similar techniques as Blue book and Forever: a Snake Book. the cards…

Cindy Tonkin February 11, 2018
7 centimetre squares

7 centimetre squares

I took along to Sturt some old acrylic works offcuts. These I printed on, and added some old Paris maps (from my 1989 plan de Paris). These are the 7cm square offcuts.…

Cindy Tonkin January 9, 2018
Rehabilitated concertina

Rehabilitated concertina

When I first starting working with books, maybe around 2008, I made this concertina from some leftover papers. I joined the concertina where the paper ended (not…

Cindy Tonkin January 9, 2018
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