30 December 2009
The Sketchbook Project Vol. 4 sent my sketchbook in July. I didn't touch it until the beginning of December.
Realizing I couldn't fill an entire sketchbook in less than a month, I decided to be clever... I cut the binding at the spine and removed all the pages so I had only the cover. Then I made a 16-page artists' book using a traditional pamphlet design and sewed it back into the cover. Voila!
Most of the process involved me staring at bits of ephemera, making a huge mess in the studio, photocopying, and listening to Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix by Phoenix.
The Aftermath of...
monotype, photocopy and ink wash on graph paper
8.125 x 10" opened
copyright Kate Castelli 2009