Fall & Winter Ampersand available
- I thought people on this list would be interested in the recent issues of
the PCBA journal, Ampersand, as one comes with a 10:1 Scale model of the
Vandercook Universal 1 Hand Test Press for you to construct and the second
has an article on the origins of the California job case.
"Ampersand" is the quarterly journal of the Pacific Center for the Book
Arts (PCBA). It has articles about all aspects of the book arts, from
historical commentary to profiles of working artists to practical how-to
tutorials. The informative articles are generously illustrated with
photographs. Back issues are available for $16 to US addresses (includes
shipping) or $19 to non-US addresses. Information about back issues and
ordering is available at http://www.greenchairpress.com/amp.cgi Find out
more about the PCBA or become a member on our website: http://www.pcba.info
The Fall 2009 and Winter 2010 issues are now available.
The Fall 2009 issue includes a 10:1 Scale model of the Vandercook Universal
1 Hand Test Press for you to construct. In this issue:
A Vandercook Potluck
2009 marked the 100th anniversary of the Vandercook proof press. John
McBride reports on a celebration in San Francisco.
Profile/Donna Seager: Patron Saint of the Artist Book
Donna Seager Gallery in San Rafael is renowned for its selection of
artists' books. Emily Marks talks to Donna about her passion for artist's
Translating a Complex Fine Press Edition into a Trade Edition
Johnny Carrera reveals the process of collaborating with Chronicle Books to
produce the trade edition of his fine press book, "Pictorial Webster's."
Christine Hemp reviews artist Sas Colby's first editioned book, "Bunnies on
Review/Miscreant: An (Ant)hology
Lars Kim reviews the latest book from Litorial Press, a compendium of poems
Appreciation/Carl Dern: A Remembrance
Diversion/A Gothic Text
End Note/Book Manners: Lesson Number 2
The Winter 2010 issue:
History/Origin of the California Job Case
Ever wondered how the California job case came to be? Fred Williams did the
research for you.
Profile/Book Artists Who Make Their own Paper: Peter Thomas, Mary Ellen
Long and Lisa Beth Robinson.
Debbie Kogan talked to three book artists who make their own paper about
what making their own paper contributes to their art. This is part one of a
Took/Book Arts Tools on Etsy
Susan Angebranndt shows us some of the book arts tools available on Etsy.com
Reflection/So What Do We Call Ourselves Anyway?
Peter Thomas proposes a new name for book artists. Let us know what you think!
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