The story of Jack Ballister's fortunes : being the narrative of the adventures of a young gentleman of good family, who was kidnapped in the year 1719 and carried to the plantations of the continent of Virginia, where he fell in with that famous pirate Captain Edward Teach, or Blackbeard: of his escape from the pirates and the rescue of a young lady from out their hands by Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911  Published [1922?], c1895 SHOW MORE     Publisher New York : D. Appleton-Century Co. Pages 456…

The story of Jack Ballister's fortunes : being the narrative of the adventures of a young gentleman of good family, who was kidnapped in the year 1719 and carried to the plantations of the continent of Virginia, where he fell in with that famous pirate Captain Edward Teach, or Blackbeard: of his escape from the pirates and the rescue of a young lady from out their hands by Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911 Published [1922?], c1895 SHOW MORE Publisher New York : D. Appleton-Century Co. Pages 456…

This time I used some very inexpensive craft brass wire, and sculpted armatures out of it. Then using masking tape and arcylic paints I managed to create the look I was after...the uni course had really helped me in this area - last term I was constantly using aluminium wire and newspaper to create built up mixed media paintings. ...but this is the first time I was able to make something like this on a book cover.

This time I used some very inexpensive craft brass wire, and sculpted armatures out of it. Then using masking tape and arcylic paints I managed to create the look I was after...the uni course had really helped me in this area - last term I was constantly using aluminium wire and newspaper to create built up mixed media paintings. ...but this is the first time I was able to make something like this on a book cover.

49 Underrated Books You Really Need To Read

49 Underrated Books You Really Need To Read

Pirate Treasure Chest DIY  This would be easy to make!!  Could use this for the sandbox treasure dig

Pirate Treasure Chest DIY

Jason Chan. E-book cover illustration for New Spring.. a book in one of my favourite fantasy book series Wheel of Time. <3

Jason Chan. E-book cover illustration for New Spring.. a book in one of my favourite fantasy book series Wheel of Time. <3

How to make your own sinister potion book...(not actually a book, though--it's really a cool-looking book-shaped box.  You could probably put a tiny book of recipes inside.)

How to make your own sinister potion book...(not actually a book, though--it's really a cool-looking book-shaped box. You could probably put a tiny book of recipes inside.)

Ahoy mateys! It be Talk Like a Pirate day and we be sharing all types of booty fer yer Swashbucklin'. Grab yer pirate hat and eye patch and join in the fun!

Ahoy Mateys! It Be Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Ahoy mateys! It be Talk Like a Pirate day and we be sharing all types of booty fer yer Swashbucklin'. Grab yer pirate hat and eye patch and join in the fun!

The Assassin's Curse by Cassandra Rose Clarke. A strong opening to a creative, engaging YA fantasy series focused around Alanna, a strong, fierce aspiring lady pirate. Click through for full review. Via Diamonds in the Library.

The Assassin's Curse by Cassandra Rose Clarke. A strong opening to a creative, engaging YA fantasy series focused around Alanna, a strong, fierce aspiring lady pirate. Click through for full review. Via Diamonds in the Library.

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