This innovative approach to bookbinding explains an array of creative techniques that elevate handmade books into extraordinary works of art. Easy-to-follow, well-illustrated directions explain how to make pop-up panels, pages that "explode" from the spine, slipcases, tassels, and other distinctive features. A full-color photo gallery offers further inspiration for enhancing and personalizing projects.
The work of internationally recognized artist and author Shereen LaPlantz has appeared in countless gallery exhibitions and museums throughout the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Europe, and Africa. Her basketry and artists' books are featured in numerous permanent collections, including the National Museum of Women in the Arts.