The following works are created with various traditional and digital media techniques. Each piece is painted or printed in my studio, cut, and assembled laboriously—but lovingly—by hand. 
My children’s book design and illustration samples can be seen here: climbingtreedesign.com
Sanctuary Wall 
16 pages, closed size: 4 inches wide, 12 inches tall, 5 inches deep
galvanized steel, wood panels with acrylic paint and mixed papers, hemp binding, hand-stitched letters




Just a Few Lines
28 pages, closed trim size: 8.5 x 2 inches
acrylic paint and collage on paper panels bound as an accordion with linen tape and ribbon




Book art by Karen Viola


















Karen Viola Book Art




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