creativemarama

creating beautiful journals and books

Books on show

Even though I haven’t been keeping up my blog for a while, I have been busy making books, playing with book cloth and reading poetry with some outrageous women. More … Continue reading

March 16, 2017 · 2 Comments

we love your books

Here is a detail from my Pianola Roll Fan Book which is included in the current dot dash on-line exhibition. The exhibition is curated by book artist Melanie Bush  and … Continue reading

October 11, 2016 · 3 Comments

The Alexander Turnbull Library collects me!

Here are some photos taken in the Katherine Mansfield Reading Room at the Alexander Turnbull Library in Wellington New Zealand featuring eight of my artist’s books. The display will continue … Continue reading

June 29, 2016 · 3 Comments

Print Gocco* and International Women’s Day

I’ve been rummaging through my files and archives over the past few weeks and have come across all kinds of surprising discoveries.     This is a collage of some … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 · 2 Comments

Workshop review

This report of a workshop I ran for The Papermakers of Victoria is   featured in their current newsletter, Deckle Edge. Finding Content: a two day workshop with Marama Warren by … Continue reading

December 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

September workshop with Papermakers of Victoria

Over the weekend of September 12th and 13th I will be holding a workshop titled ‘Finding Content’ at the request of the Papermakers of Victoria. The workshop will be held … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Printing with Plants

In Liz Jeneid’s Natural Dyeing workshop we imprinted our papers with flowers and leaves by clamping them between ceramic tiles using strong metal paperclips to hold everything together. The sample … Continue reading

January 10, 2015 · 2 Comments

Natural dyeing for book artists

  Liz Jeneid’s workshop at Mt Kembla in NSW last weekend was informative, inspiring and a lot of fun. We boiled up a variety of plants including brown and red … Continue reading

December 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Finding Content Workshop in Auckland

I am home again from Auckland where I was inspired three day conference Inside-Outside, a Case for the Book, organised by the New Zealand Association of Book Crafts. Californian book … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

What do you do with all those blank books?

What do you do with all those beautiful books you’ve made? It Is compelling to explore and experiment with book structures and satisfying to produce the finished books. Finding Content, … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · Leave a comment