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Stacked, Layered and Behind the Lines

  It has been a beautiful winter, this year, in Ottawa.  Sunshine, mild temperatures and lots of light, white fluffy snow.  I have been having fun making artist books using my photographs.  Luckily I was able to get some photos printed before the shut down again.  I also experimented with Turkish Map Folds, using photocopies of photos and illumination in others.   TURKISH MAP FOLDS CITY SCAPE   The nice thing about this paper fold is it can be stacked with multiples of the same fold.   Using photocopies of city landscape photos I decorated the largest piece of this map fold.   This is the largest piece with the next smaller piece which I decorated with water colour paints.   Here are the other two pieces that stack into the larger pieces.  The smaller pieces were also painted with water colours.  Stacking them back together.  The nice thing about this piece is it allows for text to be written into the centers.  It would be perfect for a poem, a nursery rhyme or a letter that can be tol