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[BKARTS] Fall 2008 Ampersand now available



"Ampersand" is the quarterly journal of the Pacific Center for the Book
Arts (PCBA). It has articles about all aspects of the book arts, from
historical commentary to profiles of working artists to practical how-to
tutorials. The informative articles are generously illustrated with
photographs. Back issues are available for $15 to US addresses (includes
shipping, CA residents add tax) and $18 overseas. Information about back
issues and ordering is available at http://www.greenchairpress.com/amp.cgi

The Fall 2008 issue is now available. In this issue:

Profile / Tara Bryan
Deborah Kogan tells us how artist Tara Bryan found her way to the book arts.

Techniques / Single Sheet Tunnel Book
Instructions for making a single sheet tunnel book. Included with this
issue is a separate sheet, pre-scored, for you to make your own tunnel book.

Techniques / Making Wood Type
Scott Polzen tells us about making his own wood type.

Techniques / Papermaking with Plants
In the first of three articles on handmade paper, Ginger Burrell gives
detailed instructions for making paper from plants in your garden.

Techniques / A Simple Origami Booklet
Carolyn Leigh's theme and variations on a simple folded book structure.

Techniques / The Youngest Bookmakers
Cathy Miranker shares some of her tips and tricks for teaching bookmaking
to pre-reading, pre-writing kids.

Reflections /The Background's the Thing
Alisa Golden contemplates the similarities between short short fiction and
artists' books.

Doing Business / Selling Your Books
Jill Timm talks about "Artist Book News".

End Note / A Recent Obsession
Emma Sovich's experience designing and letterpress printing a book of poetry.

Back Cover / In the Beginning
A collaboration between Jennie Hinchcliff and Peter Thomas.

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