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Pentimento is the first title by Turtle Island Press that uses exclusively electronic imaging. The book is a short collection of poems written by Owen in memory of her mother. The first and last pages are hand embossed with an inset translucent sheet that carries text. The poems are illustrated by nine paintings, scanned and printed using an Epson 1280 printer. The paper used is Canson Classic Cream, and the embossed pages are Arches cover. The book is case bound, using Mikura Donsu Brocade for the cover and Shantung Soft Gold for the end sheets.
The book measures 7 inches by 8 ? inches, having 20 pages.
It was printed and bound by Owen, and is signed
Claire Owen | Turtle Island Press | Price: $300.00
10% discount offered to libraries
Latest NewsNew Project and Exhibit!
Bartram’s Boxes Remix project of the Center for Art in Wood and Bartram Gardens
A collaborative with poet Beth Feldman Brant in which I constructed 3 boxes that contain artifacts from trees, handmade books with Brandt’s poems and scrolls. The images and poems explore three themes of Journeys, Helpmeets, and Storms.
Exhibit opens: May 2 and continues to July 19th
Center for Art in Wood
141 N. 3rd St Philadelphia, PA 19106