The life of a book artist may not seem that interesting. Some may think that its a tedious profession. The letterpress printing appears to be repetitious & the fumes may be nauseating. Binding the book requires a lot of sewing & strained fingers. And don't forget the paper making. A truly messy job if there ever was one. Still you'd be surprised; book arts is exhilarating! Check out this video just to see what I mean.