Colour Book

Materials: printing ink, paper, threads, card

Technique: digital art, text layout, pamphlet stitching, concertina book construction

Size: 15 x 11 x 2 cm

Description: This double-sided book contains 12 separate individually-stitched booklets. Each booklet focuses on one colour, and describes scientific data, historical symbolism, associations and common phrases.

The books on one side are the primary and secondary colours – Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue and Purple. The books on the other side are Gold, Silver, Grey, Brown, White and Black. One cover has COLOUR written in pearlescent inks, and for the other cover I created a computer-generated image in Adobe Photoshop.


Displayed in my solo exhibition “Colourful Language” at Gallery 119 in 2004, and in Toowong Library in 2004-5.
Exhibited in my solo exhibition “Colourful Language” at Gallery 159 at The Gap in 2007.4


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