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The covers for this series of books are taken from a much loved family pine tree. The wood has been aged for three years and torrefied to deepen the natural colour of the wood.
To learn more about my process and and to see images of the wood as it progressed go to Live Edge Books.
Inside you’ll find Strathmore 400 Series paper, 80 lb/130gsm. This paper works well with graphite pencil, coloured pencil, pen and ink, marker, soft pastel, mixed media and oil pastel; perfect for all your drawing and writing needs. Each signature (group of pages) is wrapped in a cover of Strathmore 400 Series watercolour paper (140 lb/300 gsm). Decorative guards add extra strength to the overall binding and on this particular book they are images of a peaceful wilderness scene.
The pages have been aged with a tea and coffee dye making each page unique in its initial markings – ready for you to complete with your words, sketches or other art work.
The pages have been hand sewn using Irish linen thread. Coptic end bands provide both strength and beauty. Leather strap and brass pin provide a secure closure.
3 3/4″ tall x 3″ wide x 1 7/8″ spine
9.5cm tall x 7.5 cm wide x 4.5 cm spine
|Dimensions||9.5 × 7.5 × 4.5 cm|