Three Minimal Collage Books

Here are three blank sketchbooks in the Japanese-binding style. They are full of good quality drawing paper and some sketch paper. They all measure about 6 1/2″ x 8″. Each one has a collage on its cover made with Thai handmade paper. I sometimes crumpled up the pieces to create contrasting textures to the smooth pieces. I found that the paper has slightly differently color-saturated … Continue reading Three Minimal Collage Books

Tree Books

I have a number of tree paper-cutting covered books. The tree image plays around with the positive-negative. I’m working on the concept of the visual balancing of positive/negative, light/dark, and working toward achieving some images which achieve NOTAN. These trees have not reached that perfect notan balance, but I think they’re still compelling images.   These are large, all about 10″ x 8″. They are … Continue reading Tree Books

Two New Books

Here are two new books. They are for sale. The green book measures 7″ x 6 1/2″. It’s full of nice drawing paper, sketch paper, and a few sheets of charcoal/pastel paper. It’s softcover. On the cover is a random-woven collage using pieces of a page from a “Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji” calendar. I wanted you to see a random collage that still suggests the serene picture … Continue reading Two New Books