All posts by: The Book Studio

Ships of Stone is a new artists book based upon the Medieval ship graffiti found in Norfolk churches. The work explores the history of church graffiti between the 12th and 16th centuries as etched into the stonework of some of...
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New work appearing next week in Holt at the Make.Holt gallery in Shire Hall Plain. Japanese box and Leather journals made by The Book Studio are available to buy from the shop in the gallery and will be resupplied with...
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Judith will be taking part in the summer exhibition of the NCCS at Mannington Hall in Norfolk. The three week exhibition will showcasing new work by selected members of the society and was open to the public thanks to Lady...
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Peter Whitely’s second binding is as equally interesting as his first one. Using wood again for the boards, but this time using the Coptic binding technique with exposed sewing. The front cover shows the coast in black leather looking outwards...
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The spine for this interesting and colourful binding, by Susan Durrant, has been covered in blue and the boards in a canvas-like red bookcloth, into which several openings have been cut for the shells and a metal ship’s wheel. A...
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Ian Laughton needed his book back last month so it is sadly no longer appearing in the exhibition. However, local binder Linda Chawner came up with yet another original way of binding a copy, and this now joins the others...
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The textural look of this striking binding by Lee Rolph, has been achieved by the use of inlaid fish-skins in the colours to be found along a shoreline. The edges of the book have been painted in similar rich colours....
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Yesterday we took the exhibition down from the Cathedral library. Gudrun was delighted with the response from the public and in one week they had 120 people visit specially to see it. There normal visitor rate is about 100 a...
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There are only  six more weeks now until the exhibition will be taken down for the last rtime and the books returned to their binders. Here are two more of the bindings Jane Price This elegant and deceptively simple flatbacked...
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The exhibition generated a great deal of interest in Jarrolds Book Department and ten copies of the catalogue were sold. Yesterday we moved the books to their penultimate venue in the Norwich Cathedral Library. The library is a fine series...
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