Too Much Sugar relates a story of Mr.and Mrs. Sugar-Pants who dine on a rooftop apartment every evening. Even though they eat a healthy diet, they play a game of hide and seek in order to find the chocolates treats. A terrible predicament occurs.
The pop-up book was made from collaged monotypes that were photographed and digitally printed on Enhanced Matte paper and Lami Li paper. The sleeve of the book opens as a cityscape and stands upright to support the rooftop and interior hallway.
Carolyn Shattuck was born in Canada, and moved to the United States in 1971. She lived in Japan for three years where she was influenced by the history and beauty of the Japanese prints. After studying painting at Bard, she now focuses on combining drawing and print assemblage techniques in book form.