Ron McBurnie
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Artists Books
Ron McBurnie has produced many artist books.
Some of these are listed below.

These books are of various types. Animations or movie clips have been provided for some to demonstrate the books in more detail.

2006 My Mother the Car A collaboration with Stephen Spurrier, Ned of the north and Ugg Boot Press.
2005 Doggery Self published
2001 Tonguey 2nd edition. Ned of the North Publications, Townsville
  I walked with a Human

A collaboration with Stephen Spurrier and Sheree Kinlyside

1998 Signbacks Ned of the North Publications
  Longshots Ned of the North Publications
1996 Wanted

Lyre Bird, Off the Wall Publications, Townsville 

  Headlines Lyre Bird, Off the Wall Publications.
  A  walk along the edge of Mundingburra Self published
  Tonguey 1st Edition, self published
  Man drowns alcoholic wife in her home brew Self published, multiple
  The Little Hole Ron McBurnie and Friedhelm Pohlmann, self published, Townsville / Brisbane.
1995 Classifieds

Lyre Bird, Off the Wall Publications.

  Not important to others but these are things I use each day

Self published.

1994 The Boy Who Tried To Kiss Himself Lyre Bird Press, Townsville
  Tempted Saints Self published
  The Falling Self published
  Outcasts with Holes Self published.

Ron McBurnie 2005

Size open 20m x 20cm
Size closed 10cm x 10cm
Medium: lino cuts on rag paper
Binding: Friedhelm Pohlmann

Doggery is a term which describes doggish behavior or conduct, mean or mischievous action. It also used to describe a collection of dogs.  The book is made up of six page pop out pages. As each page is opened a part of the dog becomes animated. Each dog is busy occupying itself with the things dogs do.

Click the image to view a page turning video demonstration of the book


Ron McBurnie 2001

Self Published
Size 9cm x 12.5cm x 1cm
35 pages

A humorous flick book which follows the journey of a tongue around a face and beyond.

Click the image to view a page turning video demonstration of the book

My mother the car

"My mother the car"
Ron McBurnie & Stephen Spurrier 2006

Etching and screenprints
Size: 14cm x 25cm

12 pages

This book traces the tumultuous life of the boy on a bicycle and his Brother Jack whose mother the car was tragically in love with a double Alien.

Click the image to view a page turning demonstration of the book


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