H. LISA SOLON

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ARTIST BOOKS

 The content of my books is based on my cyanotypes of botanical specimens. 

  To see more of my artist books, including videos of them in action, please check my Instagram feed @hlisasolon 


For more infomation on any book please feel free to email me at lisa@hlisasolon.com




Fern Book

Ten Ferns


Accordion fold of cyanotypes on paper
with board covers with cyanotype

open 11"Hx80"W

closed 11"Hx8.25"W

Jamaica. WI

            Fern Book from left Fern Book from right






Origami Ferns

                                       Origami Ferns

Accordion fold with four turkish map fold pop-ups of cyanotypes on commercial origami paper
card stock accordion

open 6"Hx24"W closed 6"hx6"W Florida, USA

Origami Fern 1 Origami Fern 2 Origami Fern 3 Origami Fern 4





Abstract Leaves

Eight volume accordion fold
with belly band of various leaves
cyanotype on recto, my own suminagashi on verso

open 2"Hx96"W

closed 2"Hx2"Wx1"H

Jamaica, WI
Abstract Leaves


     
          Abstract Leaves
     Abstract Leaves

     Abstract Leaves




              Bougainvillea Petals Bougainvillea Petals

Three accordion folds
in accordion popup cover of bourgainvillea petals
cyanotype and acrylic paint on watercolor paper

each accordion 2"H

open 10"Hx9"W

closed 10"Hx4"W

Jamaica, WI & Florida, USA

                     Boiugainvillea Petals              Bougainvillea Pertals




Macho Fern Macho Fern

           Macho Fern Macho Fern

self-covered accordion fold
cyanotype on commercial cardstock

open 6"Hx24"W

closed  6"Hx3"Wx.875"D

Florida, USA
Macho Fern

Macho Fern






Double Macho Fern

 Double Macho Fern Double Macho Fern

Double sided accordion fold
cyanotype on pi paper
mat board covers
with cyanotype on pi paper embellishment

open 4"Hx21"W

closed 4"Hx1.5"W

Florida, USA
Double Macho Fern Double Macho Fern





Oak Leaves

Oak Leaves

Oak Leaves
Oak Leaves

Pocket accordion made of my own marbled paper,
inserts are cyanotypes on the same paper and the oak leaves used to make them

open 5"Hx18"W

closed 5"Hx2"W

Florida, USA



Oak Leaves

Flame of the Forest Flame of the Forest
Flame of the Forest Flame of the Forest

Accordion fold
cyanotype on mulberry paper
board covers covered with similar cyanotypes

open 4.25"Hx11.5"W

closed 4.25"Hx1.5"W

Jamaica, WI




Sweetsop Leaves

Two four-way map folds
cyanotype on mulberry paper
in an acrylic painted double folded cover
with matching belly band

open 11.5"Hx16.625"W

closed 3.25"Hx4"W

Jamaica, WI
       

           Sweetsop Leaves

Sweetsop Leaves

Sweetsop Leaves
Sweetsop Leaves







Dry Fern
Dry Fern

Two accordion fold
cyanotypes on mulberry paper
with cyanotype on watercolor paper covers
in a cyanotype on drawing paper case

each volume
open 4.25"Hx11.25"W
closed 4.25"Hx1.5W

in case
4.375"x.1.25Wx.5D

Jamaica, WI


Dry Fern

                                    Dry Fern Dry Fern



Three Breadfruit Leaves

              Three Breadfruit Leaves Three Breadfruit Leaves

Accordion fold cyanotype on paper
with cloth covers with cyanotype

open
11"H"x49.25"W
closed
11"Hx2.25"W

Jamaica, WI
Three Breadfruit Leaves