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Mavina Baker
Artist Printmaker and Poet
Artist Printmaker and Poet

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Artists Books at BABE 2017
Hope you didn't miss BABE 2017 it's done and there won't be another until 2019 . . . get it in your diaries now so you don't miss any of the marvellous bookishness that is the Bristol Artists Book Event  BABE showreel 2017 The view from behind the desk . . ...

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Moving my blog!
I've thoroughly enjoyed writing this blog over the years, and loved you following me. However, it is time for me to start afresh at Teacup Press  so if you'd like to - click on Teacup Press to see what I'm up to. Any comments or questions about artists' boo...

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Prep for BABE 2017
If you're in the Bristol area next weekend pop in, BABE 2017 has lots to see including loads of wonderful bookish work, a mini exhibition, performances, book making workshops . . . it would be great to see you. I'll be in gallery 3  Working to a deadline is...

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The Adana is all fired up!
The Adana is oiled and all fired up and I've been making some book-club inspired greeting cards.  These will be added to card stocks for book and art fairs for the coming months. Next, designing Christmas cards . . .

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re-firing the press
No blogs for over a year . . . now I feel as if I've just woken from a very long sleep. This week I've done some printmaking, the first since we moved to Oxford nearly a year ago. I haven't had a studio for a while, although I'm lucky enough to have a space...

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A cup of Tea ? . . Beneficence was made, got wrapped, and then accompanied me to a number of book fairs were it was well received (I'm glad to say). Beneficence, of a person generous or doing good, which is often what is happening when we offer friends a cu...

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H is for . . .
I've been toying with the idea of a series of alphabet prints for a while, small British mammals . . . but what starts with an i, or a x for that matter? Okay, so not only mammals but birds, fish and insects as well. Q may be quail, as I've just read (in an...

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Norwich sculpture . . . oh! and artists' books
Last weekend I persuaded Mr B to visit an artists' book fair in Norwich, after all, I said, we're almost on the doorstep as we're in Mersea . . . two hours and almost 60 miles later it was beginning to feel like a bit of a long way! Wanting to park close to...

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Notes from BABE 2015
The hurly-burly of the weekend is over, and BABE is done and dusted once again. After what seems like a fairly long time to prepare, it felt like the weekend was over in an instant . . . Checking my display, and looking out, in the quiet time, before the do...

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Birthday Book for Dad.
It's funny, but it usually takes a wedding or a funeral for connection between wider family members and I ask myself why wait for special events . . . but I've gone and done that thing, with this project! I suppose we're too busy and live too far apart.  No...
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