Karen Hanmer

Artists' Books & Installation

Contemporary decorative techniques for leather bindings

Inlaid and incised lines, feathered onlays, inlaid dots, back-pared onlay



Texture from overlapping strips of leather and from strips of mat board adhered to board before covering



Texture pressed into leather by strips of mat board and sandpaper



Printed images protected with mylar, inlay, pochoir, laser printing on leather



Collages from sanded leather and sanded magazine pages