About the MobWell, really it's a mob of one, but you get the idea. I'm just me, in Hotlanta, but through me there are many others (yes, we are numerous), and we have teh pointy sticks (fear them), and besides that, we make pretty things. Mostly.
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So I accidentally shut myself out of this blog for, like four years, because I’m not great at the internet. I just now figured out how to get back in! Posting shall resume soon! Stay tuned!
I can talk about this now, because the recipient of this piece has received it, and it’s no longer a secret. It is not, however, a secret that I bind Islamic-style books. One of the sad things about this is … Continue reading
Okay, the making isn’t the big thing. The blogging is. ANYWAY. I’ve been working on learning book embellishment techniques outside of the simple blind tooling I’ve been using on the Egyptian Mamluk books I’ve made, and up until now I’ve … Continue reading
But if I was, this would creep me out: Heh. Now we’re at 667, so if you’re one of those people who are weirded out by three sixes, you can breathe easy. (Though I like to see it as … Continue reading
After an intense period of insomniac self-reflection last night, I came to the following realization: I just really, really like music. With the exception of a lot of ballady R&B, most rap, and the harder end of metal (my tastes … Continue reading
O hai Big Bang. But I have to ask, Taeyang – what’s up with that turtleneck? Sneeeeaky. (Apologies in advance for the folks for whom this post is entirely irrelevant. When I asked my husband if he was into … Continue reading
If you plan them in advance, are they really random? Does that even matter? A friend of mine clued me in on a terrific nonprofit (full disclosure: she told me about it last DragonCon, and then I was my usual … Continue reading
I am terrible at estimating the time it takes to do things. Last time I bound a complex book, it took me a full day to do the tooling. And then another to do the gilding. So when I set … Continue reading
The past two weeks have been all Gulf Wars, all the time. Between prep and travel and going there, I’ve been doing not much else. So now that I’m back I can take a breather and slow down a bit. … Continue reading