This is what I make. It’s full of blank papers which artists like to draw on. It’s got an image or some piece of art on the cover so that it’s pleasant to look at. It’s a handy size. I make some as small as 1″ by 2″ and some as large as about 10″ by 12″. This type of book is called … Continue reading This is What I Make
This large sketch journal has a lovely piece of handmade paper on its cover. I bought this piece from a paper artisan at Book Paper Scissors. The rest of the book is mine. It has sketch and pastel papers inside. The next book has sketch paper and pastel paper, plus a middle section of mixed media paper. The cover has a piece of my own … Continue reading New Handmade Paper Books
What is inside of the books I make? The books are blank, meaning all the paper is blank paper. They are drawing journals, sketchbooks, writer’s journals, travel journals…blank slates so that they can be anything you would like them to be. In addition to the sketch paper, most books have at least a few pages of another paper which is toothier, differently colored, or of … Continue reading What’s Inside My Books?
One of the reasons my business is called Maddy Tree Books is that I have used a lot of tree designs on my covers over the last few years. Here are a few. Continue reading Tree Motifs
Here is a sampling of my handmade paper books. These are my standard Japanese-binding books with collage consisting of handmade paper on the cover design. In almost all cases, I made the paper. These are followed by pictures of my folded paper book, in which the cover is made from a single sheet of handmade paper, folded in half. Continue reading Handmade Paper Books
I’d like to show you some of my latest books, and look forward to the new year. Just last summer, I began a series of books. This motif took on a life of its own and I’m still watching it develop. A sampling of what I have so far: I’m enjoying these. At the same time, I am improving the quality and durability of … Continue reading Old Year, New Year
Please check out my Instagram for a visually oriented perspective of my work: madelynlang469 Continue reading Instagram Address