Dragon Book Tutorial

Spring is finally here and to celebrate I decided to create a fun, light hearted book this week. Book 15 in the 50 Book Project is a Dragon Book with gelli print covers. I’ve also seen this book called an Explosion Book and I’m sure there are other names too.

Gelli Print Dragon BookIt’s an easy structure to make and would work well in a Gelli print or paste paper workshop. Also, it’s National Poetry Month and this book would be perfect for showcasing a poem.

The covers of the book are gelli prints and the inside pages were colored with Dylusions spray inks and rubber stamps.

Gelli print dragon book

 

Gelli Print Dragon Book

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Gelli Print Dragon Book

Gelli Print Dragon Book

Gelli Print Dragon Book

Gelli Print Dragon Book

Gelli Print Dragon Book

Gelli Print Dragon Book

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Gelli Print Dragon Book

Gelli Print Dragon Book

Gelli Print Dragon Book

Gelli Print Dragon Book

Gelli Print Dragon Book

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6 Thoughts on “Dragon Book Tutorial

  1. Absolutely beautiful, though it is going to take me a while to work through it. 🙂 I wonder if this would work with my Grade 5 students as we are studying angles? Hmmm May try it.

    • Heather — I did this book on a 3″x3″ scale for my granddaughter’s fifth birthday party — with scrapbook papers. It is doable and your kids would wind up with something wonderful.

  2. kiwiquilter on April 13, 2015 at 6:22 pm said:

    Looks fun, thanks Ali. I must confess to looking forward to Sundays for the next book each week.

  3. I love the papers with the fun designs printed on them … so much fun!

  4. Our library-based Saturday morning poetry group put on a program last night called ‘World of Poetry’, the theme for the Poetry Month of April. I listened to many wonderful poets read their poetry while thinking I could combine my love of book-making with writing poetry both of which are new to me. As a child I loved a book simply called the ‘Princess and the Dragon’, about a little girl and a baby dragon in the skies around the castle. And now we have a DRAGON BOOK! Ah,ha, a poem is coming. Thanks, Ali, for the inspiration!

  5. BERNADETTE RELICK on December 31, 2016 at 10:45 am said:

    Génial…🤗🤗🤗

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