Neil Farber | Carol Es, 2013

Handmade Artist's book published by Chance Press.

Neil Farber | Carol Es: Artist's Book, 2013 - Carol Es's cover

This collaboration between artists Neil Farber and Carol Es and are bound in a single 33" long sheet of mould-made Fabriano Murillo paper and sewn with waxed linen thread in a modified Japanese stab-binding. The spine is reinforced with Cialux book cloth. Each cover plate sports a spiffy, original image printed via gocco silkscreen on jet-black, Japanese Kozo handmade paper, using archival pigment ink. Each book includes 16 new and unpublished ink and watercolor drawings by each artist, plus an original title page plate.

Fifteen drawings are digital prints on Hammermill 80lb cover stock. One image from each set as well as the title page in each set is printed with Ultrachrome K3 inks on Canson Mi-Teintes digital art paper. Finally, the collaborative drawing is printed with Ultrachrome K3 inks on mould-made, Hahnemuhle Museum Etching Rag 350gsm paper. This edition also includes an archival pigment ink print on Canson Etching Rag of a collaborative drawing by both artists. The book and the collaborative print is signed by both artists.

Copies are numbered on the title page and signed by the artist on the verso of the pigment ink print in each set.

Pages: 35 p.
Dimensions: 7 x 11 inches.
Edition: 32, signed and numbered. (Only 20 for sale.)
Current Price: $250.

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