Circles Volume 1 - book closed front view
Circles Volume 1 - book closed rear view
Specifications - unique book, Volume 1 of three volumes
Book – 10.5" diameter 1.5" thick closed, 7 sets of original drawings and paintings, 18 works total.
See image descriptions for materials, media and processes.
Covers – Black Stonehenge paper on Davey board. Enamel painted edges. Embossed copper sheets over paper onlays.
Endpapers - paste paper by Madeleine Durham
Circular binding with hidden hinges made of laser cut plywood designed by TPW, cut by Freefall Laser
Thomas Parker Williams – Design, binding and all artwork
Book Open to Title page
Book Open to Set 1 page 4
Set 1 - 1. Dilute acrylic ink and etching ink on paper with cutout numeral.
Set 1 - 2. Watercolor and acrylic ink on Stonehenge black paper.
Set 1 - 3. Dilute acrylic ink, alcohol based stains and enamel on two sheets of 70lb Mohawk.
Set 1 - 4. Dry pigments in alkyd medium on 130lb Mohawk.
Set 2 - 1. CAD drawing enhanced with ink on matte film.
Set 2 - 2. Alcohol based stains and colored pencil over matte varnish on clear polyester sheet.
Set 2 - 3. Dry pigments in alkyd medium with colored pencil highlights on 130lb Mohawk.
Set 3 - 1. Ink drawing on graph-printed cotton vellum.
Set 3 - 2. Ink drawing on 70lb Mohawk with alcohol based stains.
Set 3 - 3. Three-part volvelle on cut 130lb Mohawk. Inks, colored pencil, enamel and paste paper with alcohol based stains.
Set 4 - 1. Enamel on Stonhenge black.
Set 4 - 2. Ink drawing on 130lb Mohawk overlaid with ink drawing with dry pigments in alkyd medium on folded Paper Tyger
Set 4 - 2. Shown with fold open.
Set 5 - 1. Ink drawing on 70lb Mohawk with alcohol based stains.
Set 5 - 2. Embossed aluminum foil mounted on paper and 130lb Mohawk with enamel, dry pigments and acrylic ink.
Set 5 - 3. Dry pigments in alkyd medium on 130lb Mohawk.
Set 6 - 1. Ink on vellum mounted on ink drawing on 70lb Mohawk with alcohol based stains.
Set 6 - 2. Watercolor on Strathmore Bristol.
Set 7 - 1. Ink drawing on matte polyester film mounted as a volvelle on 130lb Mohawk with airbrushed acrylic ink.