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DIY Coptic Stitch Binding (How to Make)

DIY Coptic Stitch Binding (How to Make)
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Handbound Books and Journals Cómo hacer un libro de tapa dura ¿Eres autor, artista, maestro o artesano y deseas encuadernar tu propio libro de tapa dura? Puedes hacer libros de tapa dura con materiales básicos que probablemente ya tienes en la mano. Utiliza tus libros como diarios, álbumes de fotos o álbumes de recortes. Puedes hacer tus libros con tantas páginas como desees. Nivel de dificultad: Moderadamente fácil Otras personas están leyendo Necesitarás Papel de 8 1/2 por 11 pulgadas (21,59 cm por 27,94 cm) Máquina de coser Tela Cinta métrica Regla Cartón Cuchillo de manualidades Cortador de papel Cemento de caucho Pegamento de escuela Espátula Lista completaMinimizar 1 Toma hasta ocho páginas de papel de impresora estándar y dóblalas en la mitad a lo ancho. Más galerías de fotos Read this article in English: How To: Make a Hardcover Book

Bookbinding Fundamentals: Long-Stitch Leather Journal There are many different bindings that fall under the category of long-stitch, but most are distinguishable by long stitches that attach gatherings of folded pages (also called signatures) directly to the cover. This tutorial will take you through every step to stitching a simple long-stitch binding to a beautiful piece of leather. ScissorsBone folder4 sheets of 45.7cm x 61cm (18in x 24in) drawing paper or sketchbook paperSheet of leather 11.4cm x 28cm (8.5in x 11in)Waxed linen threadBook binding needleAwlRulerTriangle (or set square)Cutting matRotary cutter (optional)X-Acto knife or paper cutter With a paper cutter or X-Acto knife, cut the large drawing paper width-wise into three 18cm (7in) wide strips. Cut each strip down into four 10cm (4in) sheets. Cut the sheet of leather length-wise into a 10.5cm (approx 4 1/4in) wide strip. A signature is a gathering of two or more folded pages. To get the most even fold, start at the middle and push out to the sides. Time to start stitching!

Create a Lost Fantasy Micro World with Powerful Photo Manipulation Techniques in Photoshop Today we will take a break from the ordinary stuff and go into a fantasy world. Learn how to build up your own micro society using many different pictures and some cool photo manipulation techniques. Preview Detail Step 1 Let’s start by creating a new document of dimensions around 1500x1300px. Grab Ellipse Tool (U) and draw an ellipse in the center of the design (make sure it’s set to Shape Layers). Duplicate that ellipse layer. Step 2 Now download one of these concrete textures and drag it to the project. Create another adjustment layer above the texture – Curves. Next add another adjustment layer – Levels. Next, add a Gradient Map using colors from #231d18 to #f3d949. Step 3 Next, open one of these textures and drag it to your project. The texture should automatically jump “into” the layer as you can see below. Continue adding this textures to the “bottom” layer, for each piece use a Clipping Mask. Step 4 OK, this is how the ground edges should look like after you’re done. Step 5 Step 6 Step 7

My Ultimate Character Background Questionnaire | dmleviathan (I built this from several questionnaires I found online. I hope it helps your NPCs or your player character’s backgrounds) Why was the character given the name he has? Does the character have a nickname? What is the source of the nickname? Is it flattering or not? What is the character’s hometown? How long has he lived there? Does he like it or want to get away or already miss it? Has he traveled much? Where & Why? Has he lived for a long period in another town? Which town(s)? Has he lived in any unusual/harsh environments? How does he react to it? How old is your character? What would somebody see at first glance (i.e. height, weight, skin color, eye color, hair color, physique, race, and visible equipment)? What additional attributes would be noticed upon meeting the character (i.e. Does your character have any personality quirks (i.e. antisocial, arrogant, optimistic, paranoid)? Does your character have any distinguishing marks (birthmarks, scars, deformities)? Are your parents still alive?

Convierte tus libros economicos a tapa dura</h1> : VCTRY's BLOG Los libros de edicion economica o de bolsillo suelen venir con una tapa de cartulina que no dura demasiado. Especialmente complicado si son libros de uso escolar o infantiles, ya que se deterioran mas rapidamente. Ahora podras facilmente convertirlos en libros de tapa dura y tener una bibioteca de lujo con poco dinero. Necesitaras para "reencuadernar": carton, tela de algodon fina, lapiz, tiras de papel, pegamento y el libro que deseas transformar. Lo primero que hay que hacer es copiar las tapas y el lomo al carton con un lapiz contorneandolas. Agregue medio centimeto en alto y medio en ancho a las tapas, esto protegera las paginas. Luego de contar con las tres piezas en carton. Separaremos las piezas en un cm con tiras de papel para diagramar como las pegaremos. De vuelta el trabajo coloque como corresponde y pegue la tela externa. Ahora doble el borde hacia el interior y peguelo tal como muestran las imagenes. Una vez seco lo pegamos a las tapas del libro a transformar.

Create a Stunning Combination Coptic Long-stitch Archival Book This tutorial will show you how to make a good quality, archival book from beginning to end. Book binding requires a lot of patience and practice, but the result is a beautiful work of art that you can give as a gift, or fill with your own drawings, notes and photos. Let's begin! Supplies 2 pieces of book board cut to 12 x 15cm, short grain (What is short grain?). Make sure your paper, book cloth and book board are acid-free if you want your book to be archival. What Is Short Grain? A paper is labeled short grain when the grain moves parallel to its short side. Then turn it and try to bend it in the other direction. When you fold parallel to the grain, it will be easier. Step 1: Cut Your Book Cloth On your cutting mat, cut your book cloth to 2cm larger than your book board on all sides. Cut the corners of the book cloth at a 45 degree angle. Step 2: Cover the Outside of the Book Boards Grab your glue, brush, bone fold, book cloth and book board. Turn the book and cloth over.

How to Create an Awesome Splashing Sneaker in Photoshop Preview of Final Results Download the PSD Splashing Sneakers.zip | 8.72 MB Download from Website Splashing Sneaker Photoshop Tutorial Tutorial Resources Step 1 Create a new document 1289×1000 px and fill the background with #adadad color. Step 2 Duplicate the texture layer and change it’s blend mode to normal. Step 3 Make a new layer (Ctrl + Alt + Shift + N) and lower the opacity to 11%. Step 4 Open file “Shoe” and using your favorite selection tool copy and paste the shoe into our document. Step 5 Unzip the “Paint Tossing Pack” and open file 15. Step 6 Add a clipped Gradient Map adjustment layer and Curves adjustment layer to darken the splash. I sampled colors from the place the splash is supposed to be coming and used them as dark and white colors in the Gradient Map adjustment layer. Step 7 Repeat the instructions from step 5 but this time use file “9″. Step 8 Add a clipped Gradient Map adjustment layer and use the settings shown below. Step 9 Repeat the instructions from step 5 with file “14″.

A Writer's Guide to Horses An Equestrian Writer’s Guide by Susan F. Craft In this motorized era the majority of humanity suffers from equestrian amnesia. Consequently finding correct facts about horses, saddles, distances, etc. is increasingly difficult, which explains why the LRG-AF routinely receives requests from authors in desperate need of truthful equestrian knowledge which they can incorporate into their work. To help encourage equestrian literary accuracy the Long Riders’ Guild Academic Foundation commissioned the creation of the most precise and detailed Equestrian Writer’s Guide ever created. Thoughts on equestrian writing by Long Rider authors Jeremy James is a Founding Member of the Long Riders’ Guild. CuChullaine O’Reilly is a Founding Member of The Long Riders’ Guild, who has spent thirty years studying equestrian travel techniques on every continent. Sadly, many writers either think they know more about horses than they do, or they simply guess when it comes to horses. Equine Anatomy Sex/Age Height

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