Twilight Night

This two-sided folio print was drawn, designed, and printed for the Vandercook Book, a project organized and published to celebrate the centenary of the Vandercook Press. Printed in four colors on a Vandercook 219AB from handset type and photopolymer plates made from drawings, with handcoloring.


The colophon–

Norge Nordlys Twilight Night  Images are from drawings I made mostly on board the ship Vesteralen, on a trip to Norway in December 2007 to see the Northern Lights. One hundred folios were printed in January 2008 on a Vandercook 219AB at Sherwin Beach Press in Chicago, Illinois, for The Center for Book Arts’ Vandercook Book. Paper: Rives Johannot. Type: Cloister. Artist Printer: Martha Chiplis.

More here about the Vandercook Book by Roni Gross and Barbara Henry at the Center for Book Arts, New York