Sunday, June 2, 2013

Current Journal

My latest journal is made from covers of an 1888 rescued book.

Inside is a mixture of papers, including old wall calendars, scrapbook, drawing, pastel, and mixed-media papers, some of my paintings, painted pockets, and gelatin prints.

It has my all-time favorite binding, sewn-over-tapes with the “tapes” being small embossed leather strips. The spine signatures are alternating Canson Mi Teintes papers of dark blue and bisque.

Using my photograph of a surfer in Enniscrone, Ireland, I embellished the cover with metal corner protectors and a metal filigree label holder.

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