Nanette Wylde
Artist Books

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From This Earth

Handmade artist book with original images and text. A story of an individual's transformation in relation to Earth.

Created with Kent Manske.
Pigment printed on Rives BFK Tan and Epson Enhanced Matte papers; banana leaf paper interleaving ; French link exposed spine on tapes; hardcover.
10.5" x 15.5" x .75" closed.
Edition: 3. 2020.
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Redacted Babar: ABC Free

Based on an altered board book: B is for Babar: An alphabet book by Laurent de Brunhoff.
Pigment printed on Entrada and Rives BFK.
French link exposed spine on tapes
9" x 9" x .5" closed.
Edition: 3. 2020.
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Artist book with original poem and three hand pulled prints. Positioning is about navigating thinking in uncertain times.

Cover and end papers: Screenprint on bookcloth and Mohawk Carnival.
Images: Stencil, relief and oil-based ink monotype processes on Rives BFK.
Text: Pigment on Rives BFK.
16" x 20" x .35" closed.
Edition: 5. 2019.
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Over It

A collection of reminders and assists to aid in actualizing one's agency in koyaanisqatsi times.

Cover: Oil based relief.
Insides: Pigment, toner, and oil-based relief including handset wood type printed on a variety of papers.
5" x 7" x .25" closed.
Relief printed folder with inclusions
Edition: 100. 2017.
Pattern Recognition

A brief musing on the relationship between theories of modern psychology and current events.

Cover: Letterpress on St. Armand.
Insides: Toner print.
4.25" x 2.75" closed.
Deluxe Edition: 100. 2017.
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Aesthetics 1–10

Created during the 50th anniversary of the summer of love from a discarded Aesthetics textbook: Aesthetics: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Art by Ann Sheppard.

Laser cut book pages coated with beeswax and strung with glass, wood, shell and stone beads, each housed in a custom library box.
12" x 18" x 2" boxed.
Edition: Ten Unique wearable altered books. 2017.
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Foodies: Seven West Coast Foodie Vignettes

Portfolio of seven letterpress printed folios, each with wood type printed cover, two color interior screen print illustration, and original story which explores the diversity of meaning in food related language. Foodies is housed in a letterpress printed portfolio. The foodie vignettes are: Can, Chop, Grill, Jam, Pickle, Poach, and Salt.

Stories: Nanette Wylde
Illustrations: Kent Manske
Letterpress Printing: Kent Manske with Alan Hillesheim
Screen Printing: Kent Manske
Portfolio Design & Construction: Kent Manske with Don Drake
Fonts: Windsor, Myriad, American Typewriter
Paper: French Paper Company, Speckletone Kraft
Dimensions: Individual folios open: 12" x 18" Individual folios closed: 6" x 18"
Edition: 55. 2017.
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The Future
Written & illustrated: Nanette Wylde and Nora Raggio
Cover: pigment print on Epson matte paper.
Insides: Laser toner on Mohawk Superfine.
7" x 5" closed.
7" x 10" open.
Codex. 36 pages.
Edition: 58. 2015.
Remembrance, a series of ten accordion fold books
Created by Nanette Wylde.
Collaged from original prints with inclusions.
Accordion fold.
Ten unique books. 2015.
Making Ready Haiku
Printed from hand set lead type on a Kelsey platen press.
Ten poems from my own random haiku generators:
Random Haiku for the Millennial Shift and HaikU.
Font: Gill Sans
Paper: Mohawk Superfine
Covers: various "make ready"
4" x 4" closed.
Codex. 24 pages.
Edition: 48. 2015.
The Circus
Written & illustrated: Nanette Wylde
Cover image: solarplate intaglio on Rives.
Cover paper: Mr. Ellie Pooh elephant dung.
Insides: pigment print & manual typing on Mohawk Superfine.
Typewriter: 1940's Royal Companion.
8.5" x 5.5" closed.
8.5" x 11" open.
Codex with wrapper. 40 pages.
Edition: 5. 2014.
Remembering Elephants
Written & illustrated: Nanette Wylde.
Paper: Awagami IJP Bamboo, 250g & 170g.
Cover: Epson pigment & oil-based intaglio.
Image & Text: Epson pigment & oil-based wood relief.
Font: ITC Benguiat.
8" x 7.5" closed.
8" x 15" open.
Codex with pamphlet stitch. Wrapper. 24 pages.
Edition: 5. 2014.
Between Us Two
Cover: Recovered screen print on canvas with needle felted wool.
Pages: Needle felted wool.
Housed in a custom drop spine box.
6.75" x 8.5" x 2" closed.
Unique. 2014
(Thanks to Maggie and Kent.)
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Ten Amazing Human Inventions that I Use Almost Daily and am Truly Grateful For
Written & illustrated: Nanette Wylde
Cover: Photopolymer relief on St. Armand.
Insides: Pigment on Somerset.
Font: ITC American Typewriter.
4" x 4" closed.
4" x 52" open.
Accordion fold with pamphlet stitch. 13 pages.
Edition: 57. 2013.
Marking Time
Written & illustrated: Nanette Wylde.
Cover: Somerset Black Velvet.
Insides: Oil based relief on Lokta.
Wrapper: Lignin free Glama.
Font: Minion Pro.
7" x 16" closed.
14" x 16" open.
Original Poem.
Embedded folios with pamphlet stitch.
Edition: 7. 2013.
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On Judgment: the book of bully
Created for An Inventory of Al-Mutanabbi Street, a project of The Al-Mutanabbi Street Coalition, a global book arts' response to the car bombing of Al-Mutanabbi Street in Baghdad on March 5, 2007.
The project is curated by Beau Beausoleil and Sarah Bodman.
Written & illustrated: Nanette Wylde.
Cover: Oil-based wood relief on Somerset Black Velvet . Insides: Oil-based wood relief on Somerset Velvet.
4.625" x 5.75" x .5" closed.
4.625" x 54" open/extended.
Accordion fold.
Edition: 17. 2012.
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On Mapping
Created for the exhibition Earth⋅Science⋅Art.
Cover: Screenprint on Kozo.
Insides: Pigment on Kozo Shi Light.
16.25" x 14.5" closed.
Sewn Concertina binding.
Unique. 2012.
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Created for the exhibition Earth⋅Science⋅Art.
Pigment on Moab Entrada.
6" x 6"
Square flexigon structure with wrapper.
Edition: 36. 2012.
Cover: St. Armand with hand stiching.
Pages: Mohawk Superfine.
20.5" x 6"
Wrapper: Lignin free Glama.
Original poem.
Edition: 7. 2012
Hello Catty!
A five page spread movable book created with Karen Chew.
Laser cut pigment prints with ephemera.
9" x 9" closed.
Edition: 28. 2010.
Laser etching on Kozo.
4.5" x 9"
Poem by Max Ehrmann.
Edition: 7. 2009.
Cover: Letterpress on St. Armand.
Insides: pigment print on Mohawk Superfine.
4" x 4"
Original Poem
Edition of 28. 2009.
Gray Matter Gardening: How to weed your mind
Letterpress and offset on three delightful papers.
4" x 4"
Cover printed at SFCB by Melissa Fine. Insides printed by JP Graphics of Santa Clara.
36 pages with 6 interleavings.
A Small Plates Edition published by the Imprint of the San Francisco Center for the Book, 2008.
Edition of 100. Out of print.
Ten year anniversary trade edition available through Hunger Button Books.
Pigment prints, wood, ribbon.
5" x 7"
Based on a poem I memorized in 5th grade.
Edition of 5. 2004.
Spirit House
Cyanotype on Arches and Kozo.
5" x 7"
Unique. 2009.
I keep forgetting to breath
Cover: Gray Rives BFK.
Insides: Rives lightweight. Hand embossing.
3" x 3"
Edition of 3. 1997.
Untitled Altered Book
Unique. 1999.
Book of Pages series
Inkjet on mylar, wood.
Unique. 1999.
Poems of Time and Change by Mark Lee Wylde
Laserprinted on two papers.
Edition of 9. 1997.
Holograms, newspaper, wood letter blocks, metal rings, charcoal.
13" x 16"
Unique. 1994.
Contact Nanette at nwylde at preneo dot org