Category Archives: Accordion

Tunnel Book Workshop at SF Center for the Book

Bettina Pauly is a book artist and instructor at San Francisco Center for the Book. She works as a letterpress printer with Kim Vanderheiden at Painted Tongue Studios, Oakland, California and in addition to teaching workshops at the San Francisco Center for the Book, she teaches at the O’Hanlon Center for the Arts and the […]

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Boning and Binding BookSpines at SF Center for the Book

Ariel Soto-Suver is a photographer for the SF Bay Guardian. She and her husband Sam recently attended an Introduction to Bookbinding workshop at the San Francisco Center for the book and posted this article at the San Francisco Bay Guardian newspaper. Click here to see the original piece at SF Bay Guardian. Boning and Binding […]

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Paper Sculptures To Inspire from Chinese Artist Li Hongbo

The incredibly beautiful and original fluid paper sculptures of Li Hongbo will inspire all lovers of paper. To create these pieces, which at first appear to be ceramic, Li Hongbo glues together thousands of sheets of paper to create large blocks which he carves into haunting forms which transform when the sheaves of paper are […]

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Book Forms by Various Artists

Red Dos-a-Dos Book by A. Fain Books. When I first heard of this book form, I thought it was named after the do-si-do dance step. It turns out I wasn’t too far off: do-si-do (or dosado) is a corruption of the French dos-à-dos, which means “back-to-back.” Everything Falls into Place, from Purgatory Pie Press. A […]

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Naomi Bardoff
Naomi Bardoff
In 2010 Naomi Bardoff graduated from Bard College, where she majored in fine arts and studied watercolor, ink drawing, and book-making. She has also taken classes at the Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts. Since moving to the San Francisco Bay Area, Naomi has been working on her illustration portfolio, working in offices, and volunteering and taking classes at the San Francisco Center for the Book. In addition to the SFCB blog, she blogs on her art blog, naomese - naomi bardoff's art blog; and pins to her Pinterest boards. Her own book work can be found on her website.