The Sketchbook Project 2015

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Every year since its inception, I have submitted to a global program out of Brooklyn, NY called    The Sketchbook Project.  It is truly a challenge for me as I am not a fine artist, illustrator or painter. Fortunately the very good folks there support all forms and mediums and are open to the multi media, collage style of my books.

Not giving anything away here as the deadline date is March 31st.      But if you look closely, you can see the title on my handstamped paper book cover.  Having done a couple years of dress themed books (my fave!), I felt the need to try something new.  As in all of my previous submissions, all the pages are hand painted, collaged, hand lettered and often stitched. I also simply hand bind my books using colorful (bright yellow this year!) hemp binding thread. I don’t usually use the Moleskin type sketchbook that comes with when you sign up for the project. TSP also offers to digitally photograph your book for an extra fee, totally worth it, they do a great job.

Stay tuned for more pics and do check out their site! Off she goes!

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5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. betti zucker
    Mar 06, 2015 @ 15:50:40

    Love your pockets!

    Reply

  2. edukedesigns
    Mar 06, 2015 @ 15:54:56

    thank you, my dear BZ!!!

    Reply

  3. Lynn
    Mar 06, 2015 @ 16:22:53

    So wonderful, E! Hard to imagine that it is already a year since your last gorgeous creation. Hope you’ll have a trip to Brooklyn again! Love always.

    Reply

  4. jumpyjess
    Mar 06, 2015 @ 16:39:45

    It looks awesome! Good luck and thanks for sharing. 😉

    Reply

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