:: Ex Libris Bookplates

Birthdays are always a pain in the wallet, and the heart, as far as an artist is concerned. I determined that my friends, most avid readers, would appreciate personalized bookplates for all the books that I steal from their collection, and of course, to let them know I care.

To develop a unique bookplate that best represents the individual subjects.

Develop a number of scenarios that would best represent their individual reading habits, along with a catchy phrase, that could be recognized by a friend as the property of someone's distinct library. Each book plate was developed slowly and with great care to show the subject in their best bibliomaniac/phobic light.

Who doesn't love a piece of personalized art for their birthday! Most of the subjects were family, so they had to like it, but deep down I know they REALLY liked it. Mission: success.

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