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Saturday and Sunday, July 8-9, 10am-4pm
This weekend intensive is designed for teachers of 7 - 12 year olds, with methods and techniques that may be modified to accommodate other age groups. We will spend Saturday creating classroom-tested and kid-approved book structures that are quick, simple and mess-free. You will leave with a variety of book structures and ideas for including book arts in your classroom.
On Sunday, we will build on the methods learned on Saturday by creating pamphlet and accordion structures with greater complexity, as well as combination bindings. We will also make origami-folded books and explore basic pop-up techniques. You will leave with a variety of book structures and ideas for including book arts in your classroom. No previous art or bookbinding experience necessary.Find out more »
July 21-23, Friday - Sunday, 10 am - 4 pm
In this class you will learn to make Coptic bindings. Students will learn to create covers using boards and decorative paper or cloth. Students will create books using multi-needle and single needle sewing techniques. We will be experimenting with decorative techniques including colored paper on the spines and sewing variations.
July 29, Saturday, 10 am-4 pm
Do you have ideas for publishing your own books but aren’t sure where to start? This workshop is for you! In this one day class students will learn a range of possibilities for taking their own writing and pictures and binding them their very own zine. You will make your own images, play with different page layouts and learn a range of simple yet good looking binding techniques. Students will learn good craftsmanship without sacrificing the economics of a democratic multiple. Everyone with an interest in books is welcome.
July 31 - August 4, Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm
Most boxes share the same structural components: mix and match them, add a piece or take one away, and you’ve got enough box-making potential to last a lifetime...or, in this case, one intense week.Find out more »
August 5-6, Saturday & Sunday, 10-4 pm
Celebrate summer with flowers! Pop-up engineering techniques will be demonstrated and practiced while building and binding this volume of native wildflowers. No experience is necessary, but binding and/or paper craft skills will speed your progress.Find out more »
August 26, Saturday, 10am-4pm
Turn those old cassette tapes into a great little book in this fun one-day workshop! Students will learn the basics of making a Coptic stitch book, using cassette tapes as covers with additional discussion focusing on materials for good books, proper sewing techniques, and tips for making books at home.