Vicki Smith Illustration
copyright 2017. Illustration and Plein Air Landscape.
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Friday, May 29, 2015
The Turkish fold is a format that has always intrigued me, partly because it can be used as a clever method of imparting information in a concise manner. For years I have held onto a map of NYC that folds down to the size of a credit card, using this very method. I followed the very good directions at Green Chair Pressto learn the technique.
My artist's book contains information on the history and preparation of tea. The cover is printed from an original pastel of the tea cup. The back cover is illustrated with the Chinese symbol for tea.