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Cindy Tonkin July 25, 2018
Folding doll's house

Folding doll's house

I have a thing for houses. I have a thing for tiny things. So this miniature folding dolls house ticks all of my boxes. There’s a pdf so you can print it out…

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 October 26, 2017
Sugru for artists

Sugru for artists

One of my favourite things is Sugru: mouldable silicone glue. Found this useful list of hacks for artists’ tools using sugru.  

Cindy Tonkin April 29, 2017
Loving early Warhol

Loving early Warhol

Was very happily surprised by the Warhol line drawings in the “Adman” Warhol exhibition in Sydney this week. This style of illustration is in my memory…

Cindy Tonkin January 9, 2016
Laser cutter tricks and tips

Laser cutter tricks and tips

The photos show the key to using the laser cutter at sturt.  

Cindy Tonkin October 18, 2015
Momigami 2 the adventure begins!

Momigami 2 the adventure begins!

This is a continuation of a previous post which you can find here. Just took the scrunched paper and coated it with arrowroot/tapioca glue and an acrylic wash. They…

Cindy Tonkin October 18, 2015
Momigami

Momigami

Sydney BAG met yesterday (we meet every month). Avril had been to visit a friend in Bermagui, and brought us back the idea of Momigami. It is the japanese word…

Cindy Tonkin July 19, 2015
Turkish Map Fold How to

Turkish Map Fold How to

Turkish Map Fold  how to. And how to do it with a rectangle (not a square). Click here to see more turkish maps

Cindy Tonkin May 2, 2015
Make your own tiny library - the step-by-steps

Make your own tiny library - the step-by-steps

The Tiny Library For people who want tiny books but can’t start from scratch, some help!  

Cindy Tonkin April 18, 2015
How To: More Map Fold Variations

How To: More Map Fold Variations

How To: More Map Fold Variations  shows you hos to do what more maps folds (of course). Courtesy of Lisa Giles  

Cindy Tonkin April 12, 2015
3d Chairs: grown into shape

3d Chairs: grown into shape

These Molded Trees Grow Into Fully Formed Chairs, Tables, And Lamps it’s smart and it’s beautiful!

Cindy Tonkin April 20, 2014
Keep Doors Open

Keep Doors Open

I have been making door stops from old books. Some are more customised than others. Here’s the one I made from Jane Simmons which uses books about theatre…

Cindy Tonkin February 25, 2014
Bookbindings  from Sweden!

Bookbindings from Sweden!

Collection: Bookbindings shows bindings from several different centuries.  

Cindy Tonkin October 5, 2013
Uses for washi tape!

Uses for washi tape!

I do love my little rolls of patterned adhesive tape. here’s an article on things to do with it. I particularly like the photo of jazzing up your keyboard,…