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Production Narrative

by J.Drucker

Offset production, with stamped covers. Nicely done.

Critical Analysis

by S.Muradi

Design Features

typographic: The text resembles a child's handwriting with a mix of capital and lowercase letters in each word and variations in size of the text throughout the work. Adding to the child-like feel is the extra wide-ruled notebook paper style of the pages on which the text is written.

imagery: As described by the text, the imagery is meant for a children's book, includes bright colors, swirling lines and abstract images of a window, a child, and a tree.

graphical:

openings:

turnings:

development: Although the story develops as the author describes the steps taken in creating art for the children's series, the narrative is brief and the title gives away the end result.

sequence:

textual:

structure: The notebook paper pages and text appear on the left page while images are featured on the right when pages are opened.

conceptual:

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Critical Discussion

Detailed Analysis

General Comments

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Scraps of an Aborted Collaboration

title note: [S. Muradi]

Agents

Erica Van Horn

type: initiating

role:
artist
author

nationality:
born: US

location:

dates:
birth: 00/00/1950

note: Erica Van Horn was born about mid-20th century. [J.Drucker]


Erica Van Horn

type: initiating

role:
artist
author

nationality:
active: England.

location:

note: []


Publication Information

edition type: editioned

publisher: Coracle Docking

place: Norfolk, England

dates:
conception: 1984-00-00
publication: 1994-00-00

edition size: 200 copies

note: []

Measurements

horizontal: 7.7 inches closed

vertical: 4.5 inches closed

depth: .475 inches closed

Production Information

production means:
offset (local)

binding: hand sewn (local)

substrate:
bookBlock: paper

media:
ink (local)

other materials:

Appearance

general description: A bright green volume with yellow hand-sewn binding, abstract children's drawings and child-like handwriting throughout to fit the attempted children's book theme.

format: book object (AAT)

cover: The cover is made of sturdy cardboard wrapped in bright green leather. The title is imprinted in black letters and a yellow string from the binding is looped through several holes on the left side and wrapped around the spine.

color: yes Bright colors, including green, yellow, and blue, appear throughout the book making it seem very playful child-like.

devices:

enclosures:
item:

Content

pagination: unpaginated

numbered?: numbered

signed?: unsigned

Colophon

An Edition of 200 copies, No. 59, taken from earlier version of these texts and images, 1984 / Erica Van Horn 1994, Coracle Docking Norfolk England

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