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365 Handmade Books: Painted Songs, Day 24

365 handmade books in a year, Day 24
Materials
1. Handmade black paper
2. Strathmore 100% cotton, acid free, archival paper
3. Hanji paper from Seoul, Korea
4. Vellum
5. Antique postage stamps
6. Dictionary pages
7. Charbonnel inks
8. Acrylic paints

Binding
1. Hollander's book board .087
2. Decorative paper from India (screen printed)
3. Acid free adhesive, PVA glue
4. Linen thread

Poem
Black Books (fragment)

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