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Bookbinding - Beowulf by colourofdarkness
Bookbinding - Beowulf
A book I bound as a present for one of my brothers; Beowulf by J.R.R. Tolkien.

I wanted to bind it in a way that was reminiscent of some of the surviving Icelandic Sagas, which (from what I've found) were bound on chords with open spines and had covers made of wood boards covered in leather.

On the interior I've used marbled end papers and typeset all the text myself. It's printed on 120gsm "hammered" texture paper.

I have to say I really enjoyed making this as a change from blank notebooks and sketchbooks!
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Long time since I've done much on DA... :(

Been rather caught up in degree work and the like :d

I've also been building a website/portfolio and Facebook page for my brother's photography, if you're at all interested please take a look (he doesn't have a DA profile, so feedback on the site posted here is much appreciated!)

Hoping I'll have more time after exams to post some new stuff etc...

Matt
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Mitsukuni-Sempai Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012
Thanks for the :+fav:!! =)
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colourofdarkness Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012
You're most welcome ^^
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rostitherost Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012
thanks for the fav
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colourofdarkness Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012
You're welcome :)
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AadenWolfgangson Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012   Artisan Crafter
thanks for the fav!
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colourofdarkness Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012
You're most welcome! ^_^
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6-et-O Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
thx for the fav ;)
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colourofdarkness Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2012
You're very welcome :D That is a *very* good looking bass ;)
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6-et-O Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
many thx ;)
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blindkissart Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Professional Artist
Thank you for the fav!! Best Regards
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