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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

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
Collages and Gocco

Collages and Gocco

I’ve been working on and playing with collages for a while now.  See here and here. Yesterday I pulled out a Print Gocco (obsolete since 2008, but Nicola…

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
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
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
Stand alone prints

Stand alone prints

These monoprints are stand alone pieces. Serendipity played a big part in their creation, but I just love them. So here they are. Printed on 125gsm white paper from…

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 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
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