11 December 2012

Book du jour - reading rooms

From three or four pages of this useful book (subtitle: Why books matter in a distracted time), come some possible words for inside the "rooms". Making the list was a chance to practice some different letter shapes. I'm planning to pair the words, and present the pairs rather like headwords on dictionary pages, but not in alphabetical order ... that plan could change. Thanks to Irene's comment yesterday, I've been thinking about why some words might be written/printed in colour.

This morning I struggled with accurate folding, and managed to get as far as cutting up one set of pages for experimenting (more) with the inside of the rooms. The sunlight shows up the wax resist and the two layers of ink -

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