The light is a bit dark on this scan. When the signature is closed and bound the monkeys will no longer be together. The one on the right will be the front monkey.
A student of mine gave me a napkin with peacock feathers on it which finished this spread. I am kind of excited to complete this journal as I know how the cover will be finished. I found some plywood strips...veneer....on the beach during the Whidbey Island class which will be perfect and a remembrance of one very cool and foggy excursion with the class one afternoon.