Flora: Copper & Canvas Book

canvasbookflora Flora: Copper & Canvas BookI will give a brief description of the materials used on each page. On the first page there are leaves cut and painted from a phone book page with a leaf cut from a leftover of my mixed media quilt Illustrated Document No. 1.
canvasbook102 Flora: Copper & Canvas BookSprout painted with textile paint on fabric, next page black and white tissue paper and left overs from a mixed media vessel.
Flora2 Flora: Copper & Canvas BookCollaged, painted paper overlapped by painted flower on the canvas.
Flora3 Flora: Copper & Canvas BookA piece of rust dyed silk organza from Jane LaFazio that I drew floral images on with a permanent marker.
Flora4 Flora: Copper & Canvas BookDark tea stained tea bag drawn on with permanent marker.
Flora5 Flora: Copper & Canvas BookAnother leaf from the vessel, black and white tissue paper and colored art papers.
Flora6 Flora: Copper & Canvas BookTea bag drawn on with a red marker collaged over a paper image. Painted leaves and a strange bug I created in photoshop printed on paper with some washes of acrylic paint.
Flora7 Flora: Copper & Canvas BookOld engravings on paper, painted with fluid acrylics and leaves cut from painted fabric leftovers.

Flora8 Flora: Copper & Canvas BookThe end.
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I will be working on the metal for the next book in Open Studios at Quilt Festival, so you will have to wait to see the next one.

8 Responses to “Flora: Copper & Canvas Book”

  1. Stacy says:

    Drawing on organza! Great idea; adds pages; not bulk & gives a lovely ‘collage’ feel over the other pages! You are the WoMan!

  2. Thanks for the page-by-page (almost as good as seeing it in person!) Again, a really lovely little project.

  3. luanne says:

    judy, this is beautiful! i don’t know much about bookbinding but your method of attaching the metal cover is so clever. love all your teabag paper drawings & the organza one too. you’re endlessly creative! wish i was coming to festival to see in person.

  4. maggi says:

    Beautiful and so good to see it in such detail.

  5. I can hardly wait to see you and your wonderful projects in Chicago! Our booth is really close Make It U. Frieda and I will be bugging you often.

  6. I can hardly wait, it will be lovely hanging out with you.

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