72pp hand bound sketch book
18.5 x 15.5cm with a spine of 4cm
Text pages 130gm Stockwell drawing cartridge, a warm white paper which is a lovely paper for writing and drawing, and it will also take a light wash.
The binding is a modern take on the medieval long-stitch binding, with exposed sewing on the spine and no adhesive which allows the book to open completely flat. The covers are hard and covered with a textured book-cloth in various colours.
More about Judith Ellis
Judith Ellis's practice includes most aspects of bookbinding. More recently her work has encompassed the book form as a sculptural object. She teaches bookbinding from her studio in Aylsham, Norfolk. This book's simple binding provides for an elegant and robust book, ideally suited for note taking and sketching.