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Winter 2009 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.

We are now also selling PDFs of individual articles for $5. 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 Winter 2009 issue is now available. In this issue:

>> Profile / Tamar Stone
Tamar Stone creates bookworks that present narratives from the lives of
women from the 1800s to the present day. Deborah Kogan describes how Stone
has developed two major bodies of work.

>> Connections / A Poem in Your Pocket
Celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day - April 30 - by making a small poetry
book to share. Cathy Miranker explains how. Included in the issue is a
template for the book, and a library pocket to store it in.

>> Techniques / Papermaking
In the second of three articles on papermaking, Ginger Burrell talks about
artist's books using embedded objects in handmade paper.

>> Techniques / Double-Fan Adhesive Binding
Quick and easy, the double-fan adhesive or millennial binding is a great
solution for turning single sheets into an extremely durable paperback book
that opens flat and stays open. Susan Angebranndt tells how.

>> Book Review / Magic Books & Paper Toys

>> Appreciation / Steve Woodall
Last fall, Steve, long active in the PCBA, moved from San Francisco to
Chicago to become the Director of Columbia College's Center for Book &
Paper Arts. He'll be much missed by those of us in San Francisco.

Susan Angebranndt
Green Chair Press
web: www.GreenChairPress.com
email: books@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
blog: www.GreenChairPress.com/blog/

                                    
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