Using Historical Images in Mixed Media Class at the Jacob Edwards Library

Wednesday’s class at the Jacob Edwards Library, Using Historical Images in Mixed Media, combined learning about online resources available through the Digital Commonwealth. The Jacob Edwards Library has a significant collection of historic photos complete with descriptions and background information. After perusing the resource, we talked about the different ways historical images can be used …

Red: A Colorways Journal and She Had Things to Do Journal flip throughs

A couple of flip throughs of journals recently posted to YouTube. The first is a journal called “Red: A Colorways Journal.” In the process of making this journal I chose pages that were predominantly red and bound them together using the Coptic Stitch binding. Then I filled them with more red. Hope you will enjoy …

Finished Mood Book Flip Through

I started making mood books some time ago from the pages of magazines I didn’t have room to keep, but I couldn’t quite let go of. Each one starts with sorting the pages in themes, folding and pre-punching the holes and binding them with a Coptic stitch binding. Each page is then decorated from top …

Love Chinese New Year – Artist Tribe project

  I know I mentioned my love of February holidays. It’s February, who doesn’t need a reason to celebrate? While Setsubun is my favorite, this week is jammed packed full of notable days – Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras, Valentine’s Day, Ash Wednesday and Chinese New Year. All in one week! That’s a lot to keep …