MixedMedia journal. Grunge, Music themed hardcover sketchbook. My teacher in London at my first bookbinding course gave me some ancient sheet music she picked up from a street market. It was so precious I was afraid to use it. Three years have passed and I saw it sitting with the brass horns paper. I knew I'd made a match so I made this book.

The outside is book board covered with altered papers including the sheet music. Inside is Fabriano paper hand torn from large sheets to give the pages a deckled edge. Endpapers are a faded blue-green rose pattern.

The book is glued together with traditional wheat starch paste which I cooked myself. The paste dries like concrete and is very long lasting and archival.

Good for: Sketching and drawing with pen or pencil
Lays flat.

Fabriano Academia Archival quality paper
The sketchbook is almost square at 5¼" x 5¾" or 133mm x 146mm
120 pages

Good for:
Dry media such as pencil, pen.

Altered Musical Sketchbook