Pamela Wood, “From Seed to Sown”


Cover shot, outside cover


Open shot, inside



Artist: Pamela Wood (Tempe, AZ)

Title: From Seed to Sown (2013)

Medium/technique(s): Full leather cover with leather and sunflower paper inlays.  Inside hand-lettered background map paper.  Table prop pop-up is original Prismacolor pencil sunflower drawing on handmade sunflower paper.

Edition size: 1

Dimensions, open: 10 1/2″ x 8 3/4″

Dimensions, closed: 10 1/2 x 4 1/4″


Artist statement:

Using leather inlays, the cover depicts the process of sowing a sunflower seed with the help of soil, sun, and water. Inside is the result, a full sunflower bloom. The mere opening of the book enlists the element of surprise, a pop-up gives the surprise an extra visual punch.