Author Archives: Ali Manning

50 Book Project Continues

Well, it’s taken me a bit longer to finish my 50 Book Project than I planned but I keep plugging Read More →

3 Pocket Notebook

3 pocket notebook

This is one of a dozen 4″ x 6″ notebooks that I made to sell during the holiday season.  It’s Read More →

4 Hole Stab Bound Book with Acrylic Paint Cover

Stab Bound Book with Acrylic Paint

I was experimenting with acrylic paint in December using 70lb drawing paper as the substrate. Normally I would use thicker Read More →

Recycled Fabric Journal

Fabric Book

Happy New Year! January isn’t over yet, so I think I can still wish you a happy new year, right? Read More →

Upcoming Holiday Events

I have several holiday events during December. If you live locally, I hope that you can stop by and say Read More →

Leather Journals with Exposed Stitching

Barber Pole Book

You might have noticed that I’m a huge fan of Keith Smith’s decorative bindings. Here are two more I tried recently Read More →

Encaustic Artist Book

encaustic artist book

Last year I attended an annual artist book show called Beyond the Book in Boston (I wrote a blog post about Read More →

Student Gallery

We’re in the final week of my 4-week Introduction to Handmade Books class and I want to share the amazing Read More →

Flag Book Gallery

Hedi Kyle Flag Book

I was teaching my Introduction to Handmade Books class this morning and one of the structures we talked about was Read More →

Marbling Class

Paper Marbling Class

I recently taught a couple of introductory marbling classes and one my talented students, Jenn Buliszak, took these awesome photographs. Read More →