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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 May 23, 2018
Bookends like alleys

Bookends like alleys

I’m working at the moment on creating an installation or three for our Sydney Book Art Group exhibition in June 2018. I was thinking originally of taking castaway…

Cindy Tonkin April 18, 2018
Spectacular "world view"

Spectacular "world view"

These videos from google maps are stunning. As is the artist, Paraic McLoughlin’s website.

Cindy Tonkin March 14, 2018
Delicious stamp-inspired paintings

Delicious stamp-inspired paintings

I love a good stamp-inspired painting: check out these ones by Diana Sudyka.

Cindy Tonkin February 22, 2018
Cool Collage on Colossal

Cool Collage on Colossal

Brilliant way to spend more time on the internet.

Cindy Tonkin February 11, 2018
Gerhard Richter, Yayoi Kusama, Inventions

Gerhard Richter, Yayoi Kusama, Inventions

Cathie and I stole away to Brisbane today to see Gerhard Richter’s exhibition. I wasn’t overwhelmingly in love with it. I felt like I was being tricked.…

Cindy Tonkin February 11, 2018
Miniatures

Miniatures

I’ve been fortunate enough to spend 3 summers in Chicago in the past 10 years. I visited the Thorne miniature rooms at the Art Institute with glee each time.…

Cindy Tonkin February 7, 2018
Bench stuff

Bench stuff

Just love the stories implicit in these photos of a park bench by Yevgeniy Kotenko. I’m following him on instagram now!

Cindy Tonkin January 25, 2018
Beautiful distortion

Beautiful distortion

These fruits are just gorgeous. And these miniature paintings on tea bags.  

Cindy Tonkin January 17, 2018
Pencil Factory

Pencil Factory

Divine images from a pencil factory in the USA.

Cindy Tonkin January 9, 2018
Wallpaper crown: a failure but an idea

Wallpaper crown: a failure but an idea

Searching for ideas to use the wallpaper prints I have made this week (the entire book I picked up by the side of the road is now re-purposed). Crown binding seemed…

Cindy Tonkin January 9, 2018
New binding to try

New binding to try

You will notice that I don’t put up many photos of stitched books on this blog. I don’t like stitching for two reasons: I am not patient and careful…

Cindy Tonkin December 13, 2017
More objects organised neatly

More objects organised neatly

I have already linked before to Things Organized Neatly. Here’s another person, Adam Hillman doing similar things. Here’s what I like about this. it’s…

Cindy Tonkin December 5, 2017
Bird house street art

Bird house street art

This Danish artist’s work fills me with joy: it’s beautiful and it’s useful, providing homes for birds in urban landscapes. And see here for his…

Cindy Tonkin November 22, 2017
Street Art gallery in Lismore

Street Art gallery in Lismore

I was in Lismore today. I had a spare half hour. And Tripadvisor suggested the Lismore Street Art Gallery! Here are some highlights!        …

Cindy Tonkin November 17, 2017
In praise of paper

In praise of paper

One of my favourite events each week is the arrival of Austin Kleon’s newsletter. Here he visits some volvelles in Texas.

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