|Artist / Creator||Ann B. Cicale|
|Press Name||Bloomin Books|
|Place of Publication||Fairview, NC|
|Author of Text||Various|
|Structure / Binding||Double accordion spine with random pages into two signatures.|
|Medium / Materials||This book was bound in leather, beads on spine; watercolor and gouache.|
|Paper Stock||Watercolor paper|
|Number of Pages||40|
|Dimensions (WxHxD)||6.5 x 9 x 0.5 inches|
|Box / Wrapper||Clam shell box container|
Beginning with a concept, in this case the word ‘grow,’ I develop a painting on both sides of the paper. (This one was begun at Sitka in 2007 with students there.) I collect related quotations and poems and add them with gouache, designing the pages so they flow, but with no overall grid.
Artist BioAnnie Cicale is a lettering artist, painter and maker of artist books, who teaches workshops throughout the US and Canada as well as recent classes in Japan and Australia. Her work is in both private and public collections, including Yale University's Beinecke Library and Indiana University. She will be teaching at Calligraphy Northwest in June. She is the author and publisher of The Art & Craft of Hand Lettering, a 2011 revision.