A5 - 244 pages. Sampler book using a variety of
materials created as a promotional demonstration book for Eckersley's
Art Supplies (Adelaide, Australia) for Christmas 2002. The 244 pages
consist of: 48 pages of cartridge paper, 28 pages of glossy photo
paper showing colour thumbnails and descriptions of all current
books on this website, and 168 pages of archival quality parchment
paper. Space was required at the back of the book to accept the
folding multi-panel cover.
Front cover is high quality black suede with card
set into cover, silver corner at top and gold corner at bottom.
Spine is punched and laced with black leather thonging to connect
to black leather on back cover.
Cover continues with two panels that fold out from
back of book - first panel is brown oiled kangaroo leather with
emu leg leather inset - second and final panel is low quality
black suede with leather and samples (Brown, Lt. Purple, Dk. Purple,
Blue Job, Maroon Skiv, Green, Green Job, Burgundy, Scarlet Goat,
White, Black Skiv, Black HI-Q, Red, Greasy Roo, Emu Leg, Oiled
Roo - bottom illustrates Black LO-Q).
Endpapers from inside front cover are: Gold elephant
hide, Grey/green elephant hide, Black mulberry with gold leaf,
and Burgundy milano. Book also contains five satin ribbon bookmarks:
narrow black, green and plum with clean diagonal cut; wide red
and black with tasselled finish.
Commission: Craig Henley, Eckersley's Art Supplies (Adelaide,
Australia) 09 Jul 2002 - 04 Nov 2002