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Cindy Tonkin January 14, 2019
TIL

TIL

TIL stands for tiny interlocking.This is the interlocking book form from hedi kyle's art of the fold. the pieces are only 5cm tall. the paper is from the calendar…

Cindy Tonkin January 14, 2019
Diagonal pocket

Diagonal pocket

This one is the art of the fold's diagonal pocket. I like it because it has a pocket (who doesn’t love a pocket) and a place to put some pages. In this version…

Cindy Tonkin January 14, 2019
BAO5

BAO5

This is a piece made as a maquette in case I want to use it for the Book Art Object edition 5.   The form is from the Art of the Fold, Hedi Kyle calls it a…

Cindy Tonkin January 14, 2019
BAO51

BAO51

This is a smaller (7.9cm) version of this larger piece. This one is only 7.9cm high. I'm considering it as a maquette for the book art object edition 5 challen…

Cindy Tonkin January 10, 2019
NGA Pre-raphaelites + drawing

NGA Pre-raphaelites + drawing

Saw the pre-raphaelites mostly from the Tate, at the National Gallery a few days ago. Also wandered aruond the galleries. the drawing exhibition had some liberating…

Cindy Tonkin January 10, 2019
Button

Button

this is hedi kyle's button pouch because i'm making art away from home (in bowral) i didn't have my usual access to buttons and other knickknacks, so this is…

Cindy Tonkin January 10, 2019
Triangular

Triangular

This is a triangular fold from the Art of the Fold by hedi kyle. i wasn't going to do it, but i'm glad i did because it's quite beautiful. i made a slipcase to…

Cindy Tonkin January 10, 2019
Palimpsest stamp experiments

Palimpsest stamp experiments

Nicola explained to me a book she was planning. The way i misunderstood what she was doing triggered this series. I have started with a page divided into 16…

Cindy Tonkin January 10, 2019
Stamps

Stamps

I've been experimenting with stamps as a way to make my version of nicola's explanation of the palimpsest she was working on. (see here) and then i have made some…

Cindy Tonkin January 9, 2019
Slipcovers

Slipcovers

I have been making slipcovers from the Hedi Kyle recipe in Art of the Fold. Here are some of them. I have been having some difficulty with the instructions, probably…

Cindy Tonkin January 9, 2019
Interlocking

Interlocking

interlocking loops from the art of the fold by hedi kyle. loving it. quick to make. i even mucked up the cutting and made a beautiful piece from the botched one.…

Cindy Tonkin January 6, 2019
Singer

Singer

Love this box based on a singer sewing maching parts box. The Hedi Kyle book has feathers stored in it. I'm not sure what i can put inside, but i know it will be…

Cindy Tonkin January 6, 2019
Pocket Cover

Pocket Cover

the beauty of this form is that is made from a single piece of paper. also it has pockets. and you've gotta love a pocket. I've made this one out of an old calendar,…

Cindy Tonkin January 6, 2019
Venerdi

Venerdi

this is all made from a single sheet. I used a slightly smaller sheet so the pages ended up short and squarish - i did a little workaround to make it happen. The…

Cindy Tonkin January 6, 2019
Dots

Dots

This is a newer version of the sling fold book which I made two days ago, see here. this one i made from tyvek, because the encaustic one was ripping a little around…

Cindy Tonkin January 6, 2019
Census Taker

Census Taker

This book is called Census Taker, because i raided an existing book to use its hard cover spine. So i kept the title and the opening pages. The beautiful calendar…

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