This is an artist book enclosed in a tray over a mylar covered section showing a dried specimen of a dragonfly. All are housed in a handmade hinged box. The book includes several etchings of bugs that fly. A verse of Emily Dickinson is used as text in letterpress to accompany the etchings in the book. The book is a one dowel piano hinged accordion structure.
paper, ink, bookcloth, wood, ribbon, mylar
About the artist:
Patty McAuliffe lives in Colorado where she has a printmaking studio, Songbird Studios. She renders drawings from nature to then make into etchings. She likes to make artist books of some of her smaller etchings. She also enjoys letterpress.