We have been making fine press and artist's books for over 30 years. When we started, as craftspeople at Renaissance Faires, we fell in love with the "gypsy wagons" that other vendors had built to sleep in or to sell their wares from. We built this wagon in 2009, designed after a typical 1900s Redding style English Gypsy Wagon. We are now traveling around the country to sell our books, teach book arts workshops, talk about books as artworks and to seek out beauty in the USA.

Sunday, March 28, 2010

The Gypsy Wagon

It's getting close to leaving time and we still don't have a name for the gypsy wagon! Do you have any suggestions for us? Peter wants a name having to do with gypsy, book arts and birds (birds are painted on the very colorful exterior). Kind of impossible, right? I thought of "Halcyon", which is a mythical bird, a kingfisher, who charms the sea to peacefulness. 

We leave later this week, and head first to Pinnacles National Monument. I am hoping we are not too late for the wildflowers.