Artists Books 2002-4

Scrambled Sayings

Scrambled Sayings, 2004. Palm leaf structure. Each card has a saying on one side and a mismatched, but strangely apposite saying saying on the other. £15 (Plus P&P)

New Years Harvest, New Year’s Harvest Coptic bound book, driftwood cover, Somerset paper, found paper, handmade papers, ink, 2004 This book commemorates the loss of life of 23 Chinese cocklers in Morecambe Bay in 2004 on Chinese New Year’s Eve. It uses English and Chinese calligraphy written over papers layered to mirror the sandbanks, or cut into cockle shapes. The driftwood for the cover was found locally.

New Years Harvest,
Coptic bound book, driftwood cover, Somerset paper, found paper, handmade papers, ink, 2004
This book commemorates the loss of life of 23 Chinese cocklers in Morecambe Bay in 2004 on Chinese New Year’s Eve. It uses English and Chinese calligraphy written over papers layered to mirror the sandbanks, or cut into cockle shapes. The driftwood for the cover was found locally. NFS

New Years Harvest. Detail

New Years Harvest. Detail

Antique Bottle Bank

Antique Bottle Bank, 2004. Double concertina structure, with photos of antique bottles. £15

Chrysalis

Chrysalis, 2003. A book about British butterflies, sharing my wonder in their wonderful names, their different habits – what they feed on, where they live, how far they fly. (Not available)

Green Men

Green Men, 2003. Drawings inspired by Green Men faces in churches. Unlimited edition, £3 (Plus P&P)

Moon Myths

Moon Myths, 2003. A tiny coptic-bound book containing 4 traditional stories about the moon, illustrated with scanned scraper board images. £20

Sacred Trees

Sacred Trees, 2003. A Japanese side-bound book illustrated with scanned linocuts and stories about trees sacred to different spiritual traditions. (Not available)

Walk in a Wood

A Walk in a Wood, 2002. A piano-hinged book with drawings, photos, and found poetry. The book was inspired by a bio-degradable sculpture trail through a local wood, which Chris and I made to mark the millenium. £15 (Plus P&P)

A Walk on a Beach

A Walk on a Beach. A piano-hinged book inspired by a journey up the east coast of Britain from Norfolk to Edinburgh.(Not available)