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DESIGN YOUR OWN BLANK SKETCH BOOK – Ideal for drawing, sketching, ink.
Hand-bound by Alex and Magu at Transient Books

Note: All photos in this listing are examples of what is possible. You get to design your own cover (see design questions below).

SKETCHBOOK Dimensions:
8.5 " wide by 11 " tall. 5/8" thick. / 17.7 x 12.7 x 1.6 cms
40 sheets/80 pages, 160 gm white paper. UNLINED, heavy weight, matte.
Hard back covers.
All acid-free materials.
Hand crafted from start to finish.
FLAT BACK BINDING: These books lay open all the way flat for comfortable, resistant use.
See the binding process here: http://www.transientbooks.com/process.html#3

Do you need a book more oriented towards WRITING, as opposed to SKETCHING/DRAWING? Try our BLANK JOURNALS. They have more pages, they can be lined (optional), and they use a more economical (but equally as resistant) binding style.
See https://www.etsy.com/listing/61622579/personalized-hand-bound-blank-journal

We gladly provide cover mock ups. See what your cover will look like before ordering!


FIRST you zoom in on the fifth photo above, the color palette.

SECOND, you make the following choices:
1. Color of the spine canvas.

2. Color of the cover paper.

4. Text on cover? (Please specify font and placement on the cover.)

5. Inlaid image or logo on cover? (Send us a jpeg as an attachment in an email.)

6. Color of ribbon page marker? No extra charge. Just let us know a color preference.

7. Browse the EXTRAS below and add any that appeal to you to your shopping cart.

8. Send us a message with all this news.

And that's it.

The possibilities are infinite! E-mail us with any questions or ideas.
A. Hard Back Slip Case?
$59 more per book
See https://www.etsy.com/listing/72627759/custom-hard-back-slip-case-to-house-85-x

B. Clam Shell Box?
$82 more per book
See https://www.etsy.com/listing/65242218/custom-clam-shell-box-portfolio-for


Meet the owner of TransientBooks

Learn more about the shop and process
Magu & Alex Appella

Frequently asked questions about TransientBooks

We gladly GIFT WRAP, no extra cost. Just let us know you're interested.
We gladly do custom orders! Our turn around varies, do consult.
And, we're very happy to provide cover mock ups free of charge. Just let us know what you have in mind.

Custom Notebook / Artist's Sketchbook / Drawing Journal. Ideal for sketching, drawing, ink. Gift for Artist. You Design the Cover. 8.5 x 11"

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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: binders board, pva glue, acid free paper, ribbon, string, ink
  • Made to order
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 491 reviews
  • Favorited by: 20 people