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Cindy Tonkin September 21, 2018
Crazy walls of my own

Crazy walls of my own

So I have recently been inspired by crazy walls. Here’s the first of what may be a few of them which i whipped up today. It’s on the inside of the cover…

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 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 11, 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 February 11, 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
Forever: a Snake Book

Forever: a Snake Book

Similar to the Blue Book, I printed most of the artwork on this book at Sturt in January 2018. It’s called Forever because that’s the word on the front…

Cindy Tonkin January 9, 2018
Blue book

Blue book

How this was made: Glen Skien (the teacher for this program) created a really cool little book which was collaged stamps and then an almost random matrix which printed…

Cindy Tonkin January 9, 2018
Boustrophedon

Boustrophedon

A kind of one-page / snake book, shown to us by Glen Skien at Sturt last week. It’s apparently a map fold.

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…

Cindy Tonkin July 11, 2017
Paris Piton

Paris Piton

After I’ve worked on a slow moving series like the Series of Unfortunate Events I love to just play a little. I’ve been using the leftovers from the…

Cindy Tonkin December 24, 2016
Making globes of the world

Making globes of the world

Globes of the world used to be made by hand! See here for video. And here for the instagram feed of a company that still makes globes by hand.

Cindy Tonkin October 31, 2016
Atlas Tassel book

Atlas Tassel book

First tassel book dimensions – each page is 3 x4cm

Cindy Tonkin July 3, 2015
Laser cutter-a-go-go

Laser cutter-a-go-go

For the last five days i have been geeking out with a laser cutter at Sturt Winter school. I had high intentions of posting every day but here it is Friday and I’m…

Cindy Tonkin December 13, 2013
Where You Are - a book of maps

Where You Are - a book of maps

Visual Editions — VE5 Where You Are I wanted to buy this… but now I think I’ll make one myself!! here’s one of my maps of my morning walks. …

Cindy Tonkin September 12, 2013
Paris ticket books

Paris ticket books

flag book using a map of paris, tickets to paris museums and metro tickets from my trip to paris last week. and a cornflakes box. Approx 10cm x 4cm x .5cm closed…

Cindy Tonkin August 13, 2013
Maps and Travel Ephemera

Maps and Travel Ephemera

I love maps and travel ephemera. Here an NY travel bookstore has rebranded and created some beautiful paper stuff (in itself now ephemera!). Rebranding A NYC Bookstore…

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