Books as Art

New "Sketchbook" Ideas

Lately I have been obsessed with sketchbooks as series of drawings. I have a few and they are slowing being "written" like books. I have the Japenese folded book; the Landscape Book; The Fortune Cookie Book; and I have been offered a scroll as well.

I am a member of the "Asemic Writing: The New Post-Literate" group on Facebook. In the past 6 months I have watched beautiful book work pass through the feed. This is clearly inspiring my work as well

Below is the work of Lucinda Sherlock...

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In the asemic art world, there are some great examples of taking old books and combining the writing concept with the craft art journal approach. Again, Lucinda Sherlock...

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Books. Perhaps we are moving into a "post-book" world for the readers out there. Perhaps this will bring a resurgence of the book as art.

Posted: to Fine Art Posts on Tue, Nov 25, 2014
Updated: Wed, Nov 7, 2018

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