creativemarama

creating beautiful journals and books

Making Ink

My favourite Christmas present this year is the book ‘Make Ink – A Forager’s Guide to Natural Inkmaking’ by Jason Logan. http://www.torontoinkcompany.com/ What an inspiring book it is. I gathered … Continue reading

January 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

Travelling Books

‘Dream Seeds’ and ‘Migration’ My artist’s books and prints are currently included in four exhibitions – two of which opened this week. The Art of the Book opened last Friday … Continue reading

August 16, 2018 · 4 Comments

When Glenda Died

My friend and colleague Glenda Evans, lived in a rambling old farmhouse on the south coast of New South Wales with her husband and two children. She was a vibrant, … Continue reading

May 25, 2018 · 5 Comments

Bespoke boxes and magical housings

The highlight of my recent trip to the Alexander Turnbull Library in Wellington was meeting up with Conservation Technician Nina Zimowit who has been making bespoke boxes and containers for … Continue reading

April 11, 2018 · 3 Comments

peace on earth – 2018

January 2, 2018 · 2 Comments

Rave review for The Moon and the Room

Sadie says, ‘More, more!’                               https://themoonandtheroom.com.        

November 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Moon and the Room

Today a courier arrived at my front door with a package from New Zealand. It contained three copies – hot off the press – of The Moon and the Room, … Continue reading

November 22, 2017 · 2 Comments

Weekend at the Bindery

At Bookarts Bindery in the inner suburb of Griffith, Canberra, Joy and John Tonkin specialise in the creation, conservation and restoration of books and works of art on paper. Both … Continue reading

August 22, 2017 · 2 Comments

2017

  Blossom turns to fruit, fruit turns to seed, seed turns to shoot and on again……

January 1, 2017 · 2 Comments

Alexander Turnbull Library blog

  This week, Rose-Marie Tonk, Collections Librarian at the Alexander Turnbull Library (National library of New Zealand) posted a blog titled Marama Warren: living a creative life. Rose-Marie writes of … Continue reading

September 25, 2016 · 1 Comment