The garden birds are now developing their spring colours and pairing up- the garden seems to be alive with their calls and their fluttering feathery bodies.
Its not so surprising then that I have been developing some ideas using photographs and pictures of birds.
The first design is a new owl card ready to print.
Owls now printed and ready to fly
The ribbon is secured between the books cover and its pages through decorative star eyelets, these are also used to hold the pockets in place
I used to believe that January and February were months when there was time to slow down after the inevitable busy time during December- time to take stock and plan the year to come. Now i'm not so sure...
The greetings cards have become a feature at local shows and fairs and new designs are created and printed on a regular basis.
The puffin is feature of West Wales, in particular Pembrokeshire so are a favourite among locals and visitors alike.
This time I have printed them in three variations- the sand eels are silver, metallic blue or green.
https://www.etsy.com/listing/124098123/puffin-with-eels-limited-edition along with other limited edition silkscreen printed cards.
Bookbinding workshop 18th October Open Spine Binding uses the sewing usually hidden inside the spine to create decora...
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