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Anna Atkins, Cyanotypes of British algae, (1850)

British Algae by Anna Atkins the first photographic work by a woman, and the first book produced entirely by photographic means; the blueprint process, the cyanotypes lend themselves beautifully to illustrate objects fround in the sea.

Leonardo da Vinci A Copse of Trees, 1508 red chalk on paper

Leonardo da Vinci A Copse of Trees, 1508 red chalk on paper height: 191 mm / width: 153 mm Such simple natural drawings by Leonardo da Vinci…they remind me of the way a Wordsworth poem feels. Leonardo da Vinci Storm over a valley in the foothills of the A

doesn’t every love express itself this way,   with the seeds of both its flowering and its ruin in the very first words,   the first breath, the first thought?  elizabeth kostova (the swan thieves)  source: brooks shane swalzwedel, via glen proebstel

“Held Up” 2008 x graphite, tape, resin Today I’m admiring the wintry images of Brooks Salzwedel. A graduate of Art Center College of Design, Salzwedel creates his misty images with layers of resin, illustrated with graphite pencils.

The Voice of Silence by Dea C. Fischer 2012 |  7 x 7 x 1 inches (17.8 x 17.8 x 2.5 cm) Silk organza, silk thread, typed text; looping link stitch, hand sewn . featured in 500 Handmade Books Volume 2 by Julie Chen (Lark Books) #artists_book #book_arts #textiles

A stunning book by Dea Fischer is featured in the forthcoming 500 Handmade Books - We exhibited, and sold, Dea's work in the last Artists' Book Cornucopia exhibit.