By W. Patrick Tilcock
8 by 8 inches
Edition size 83
Numbered and signed by the poet
The design is inspired by the Tibetan tradition of prayer flags with the text chosen from a desire to cultivate visions for the future that counterbalance the despair and cynicism that often seem to prevail in our society.
Computer-set Optima types, Beata for the display type and printed on a Vandercook 219 proofing press using polymer plates. The paper is Yatsuo from Japan. The background cloth is custom-batiked with an enso image. The cloth is hemmed to form a loop at the top edge to accommodate a string to be used for hanging.