Saturday, August 17, 2013

Gold Blocking

The gold foil practice runs for the illumination of a handmade journal. The journal has 5 sections of 20 pages, using Eden Grove Bond,  90 gsm, laid paper. The cover is heavy boot leather with a natural brown dyed  surface. Flax paper end papers handmade by Andrew Reilly at Tenax Papers. The blocking press is a 100 year old, gas portals coverted to electric, MACKAY, Bristol, no3.

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