Monthly Archives: September 2010

Calligraphic Poster 2010

I am preparing for my presentation at the Guild of Book Workers Standards Seminar on October 15 and 16th in Tucson, AZ.  Here is a snippet of my offset printed calligraphic poster handout which is 19 by 25 inches and … Continue reading

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new page spread

“Now is the garden at high tide of beauty,” wrote Celia Thaxter about her mid-summer island garden.

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new page spread

HIGH TIDE OF BEAUTY, 2010, excerpts from Celia Thaxter’s,  AN ISLAND GARDEN, page spread, lettering and painting in gouache paint.  Thaxter’s flower list hand lettered between abstract swatches of color.  Lettering and painting by Nancy.  Binding and clamshell box by … Continue reading

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High Tide of Beauty

This header photo is taken from HIGH TIDE OF BEAUTY, 2010, excepts from Celia Thaxter’s,  AN ISLAND GARDEN, gouache lettering and painting by Nancy Leavitt on Arches text wove paper, binding by Joelle Leavitt Webber, Mermaid Bindery.

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