The Rembrandt Book Bracelet by Lyske Gais and Lia Duinker won the 2015 Rijksstudio “Make Your Own Masterpiece” Award. Their bracelet was inspired by Rembrandt’s 1635 etching “De steniging van Stefanus”.
You can create your own masterpiece using works from the Rijksmuseum:
With Rijksstudio, 200,000 artworks are presented in close-up for you to zoom in on, to touch, to “Like”, and to use in your own creations. Collect your favourite works in your own Rijksstudio, share them with friends or download them free of charge and make your own artwork.
I know lots of us have made god’s eyes at camp with 4 sticks and cheap skeins of yarn, but Jay Mohler takes this simple craft to a whole new level. First seen at This is Colossal. About Jay Mohler:
South Carolina-based Etsy artist Jay Mohler has found a calling making Ojos de Dios (a.k.a. god’s eyes) with up to six sticks, twelve sides, and undulating intricate woven patterns. His creations are constructed from the very same humble materials that many of us associate with a camp craft — colorful yarn and sticks — plus, a healthy dose of ingenuity and a deep interest in Tibetan and Huichol artifacts and mandalas.
Let me know what phase of mandala weaving you’d like to learn, and I’ll prepare sticks and yarn woven exactly to that amount of weaving, and we’ll weave together with my constant guidance, based on my many years of experience. There is no faster or more comprehensive way to learn then one-on-one personal teaching from a master of the subject.
This is the most detailed tutorial I’ve seen for book folding. The template is for Illustrator or any vector software. Even if you don’t have a vector program, this tutorial is still really informational about what fonts to pick, size of book etc…
Another good tutorial can be found on Instructables by Mr_o_uk.I always read the comment section in Instructables because the authors of the tutorials always answer questions. It’s a very interactive website where suggestions are made, links to other similar tutorials are posted etc… These folded book numbers were made as table numbers.