This exchange was held between members of the chapter. Each created a piece using Halloween as the theme. Participants created small posters, postcards and artists books.
In an exchange each participant receives an edition.
Twinkle, Twinkle, little bat (Mad Hatter, Lewis Carroll)
Dimensions: 8.5 x 3.5 inches (closed); 8.5 x 11 inches (open)
Structure: Triangle-shaped accordion folds
Reproduction techniques: Digital printing front and back on 65# orange cover
Dimensions: 4.875 x 4.25 inches (closed); 4.875 x 7.25 inches (open)
Structure: Folder with interior bat-shaped pop-up attached to center mountain fold.
Reproduction techniques: Duplex paper with glued title across fold; silver metallic marker.
Happy All Saints Day (Directions to a Church of the Beheading of John the Baptist)
Dimensions: 1.875 x 1.38 inches closed
Structure: Soft cover and belly band closure with maze fold text block
Reproduction techniques: Painted black on black cover with gold metallic marker; text block hand drawn art and narrative digitally printed on 70# text, hand cut and folded.
The Mysterious Affair at Styles: A Detective Story, Agatha Christie
Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 inches (closed)
Structure: Self-cover hand sewn booklet; single page colophon
Reproduction techniques: Digital printing
Dimensions: 4.5 x 5.5 inches (closed)
Structure: Hand sewn booklet with Canson cover and French fold interior on text weight paper.
Reproduction techniques: two letterpress printing on front and back of cover; text block digitally printed on one side of sheet.
From the Archives of Pyramids Papyrus Institute
Dimensions: 7.25 x 3 inches (closed)
Structure: Printed envelope, repurposed gold on white wrapping paper housing note and instructions for dissection of crocodile mummy to remove contents of crocodile’s last meal.
Reproduction techniques: Digital or rubber stamp for envelope; hand-cut and glued Nepalese and crocodile textured paper to form crocodile; digital printing with papyrus pattern front and back on 70# text; preprinted image cut and inserted into gap at crocodile’s side.
Elsi Vassdal Ellis
Dias de Muertos
Dimensions: 5.13 x 5.13 inches (closed); 10.25 x 10.25 inches (open)
Structure: Twist fold featured in the 60-Second Fold of the Week 454
Reproduction techniques: Susannah quilt square design letterpress printed in orange using foam art as a work and turn/turn/turn; laser cut wood skull printed in center in white and orange on back; rubber stamp “marigoldish” flower and hand set type printed in darker orange; paper is French Memo Orange Kraft, 70# text.