Accordion Sketchbooks are a great gift for artists and photographers, being both portable book and static display method.They are an innovative way to keep a visual journal, compile a swatch book, combine text and image, mount photographs or use as a panoramic sketchbook.
Bound in the Accordion fold - also known as the Concertina or Leporello - and stitched to their covers in linen thread, the Sketchbooks can be used and 'read' page by page or fully extended.
Each Sketchbook has 4 pages front and back, 8 in total, of 200gsm fine grain, acid-free and FSC-certified cartridge paper for writing, drawing, ink, light watercolour wash. You could also use these Accordion books as swatch books, for collage or as a photo album.
Sold in sets of 3, choose from the following colourways:
Natural: Grey, Taupe, Cream
Spring: Green, Pink, Cream
Soft: Grey, Pink, Cream
A6 Small Portrait 148 x 105 mm closed, extends to 420 mm.
Small Square 132 x 132 mm, extends to 528 mm.
REVIEWS: "I received a beautifully wrapped package today and found the three lovely Accordion Sketchbooks I ordered. I hope I will do them justice with my creativity. It is wonderful to find a company who takes such pleasure in their products and craftwork." Judith, Yorkshire.
Photographer Robin Hutt used these Accordion Sketchbooks to display text and image in her exhibition 'Dawn and Dusk: The Fairlight End Garden Journals'. See how she used the Accordion Sketchbooks here and visit her website. Images of books used with photography and text are by kind permission and copyright © Robin Hutt, 2015 and sizes vary from those offered for sale here.
Use this Size Guide to check the dimensions of the books you're considering purchasing (dimensions are external and refer to the closed book unless otherwise indicated). If you'd like some guidance with selecting the correct size, feel free to contact Susan the bookbinder. You can email email@example.com or call +44 (0)7748 759371
|A4 Large Portrait||12 inches or 305 mm||8.5 inches or 215 mm||1.5 inches or 38 mm|
|A4 Large Landscape||8.5 inches or 215 mm||12 inches or 305 mm||1.5 inches or 38 mm|
|A5 Medium Landscape||6 inches or 155 mm||8.5 inches or 215 mm||1.5 inches or 38 mm|
|A5 Medium Portrait||8.5 inches or 215 mm||6 inches or 155 mm||1.5 inches or 35 mm|
|A6 Small Landscape||4.5 inches or 114 mm||6 inches or 155 mm||1 inch or 25 mm|
|A6 Small Portrait||6 inches or 155 mm||4.5 inches or 114 mm||1 inch or 25 mm|
|One Size||3 inches or 76 mm||2.25 inches or 60 mm||20 mm or 0.75 inches|
|A4 Large||297 mm or 11.5 inches approx.||205mm or 8.25 inches approx.||64 pages|
|A5 Medium||210 mm or 5.75 inches approx.||145 mm or 5.75 inches approx.||56 pages|
|A6 Small||150 mm or 6 inches approx.||100 mm or 4 inches approx.||48 pages|
|A7 Pocket||106 mm or 4.25 inches approx.||72 mm or 2.75 inches approx.||40 pages|