Illuminated Tunnel Book

Event Info

This one day, virtual workshop takes place on Zoom on Saturday, July 29, from 1:00 pm – 4:00pm ET

  • Saturday, July 29, 1:00pm – 4:00pm ET

Please Note: Registration for this workshop closes on July 22, at 11:59 pm.

About the Workshop:

This virtual class at Center for Book Arts is taught by instructor Elaine Chu.

Create a tunnel book, a paper structure conveying a sense of depth and drama with its many layers! The possibilities are endless with tunnel books: decorate each layer, add lighting, and more. Students will work step-by-step with the instructor online to make their own, unique tunnel books. 

Required Materials:

  • Craft knife
  • Cutting mat or surface
  • Scissors
  • 4 sheets of 65 lb card stock or heavier Bristol board
  • 1 sheet 70# text weight
    (Can substitute 28# text copy paper)
  • Pencil
  • Metal ruler
  • Rubber stamp ink pads (3 or more colors)
  • Two or more bristle brushes (for dry stippling if needed)
  • Glue stick
  • Two small LED candles
  • Rubber stamps, extra thick foam sheet, and/or found, free-use photos and materials to create content.

PLEASE NOTE: FULL materials list will be sent via email upon registration. 

About the Instructor

Elaine G. Chu has taught students of all ages, in person and online. Her work has been featured in “Greencraft” and “Somerset Studio” magazines as well as “1000 Artists’ Books.” She co-authored Wood Paper Scissors, a how-to crafts book. Elaine received a B.A. in music at Yale University and a B.F.A. in graphic design at University of the Arts. View more art and on Instagram @egchu1

All images courtesy of the instructor.

Class size is limited to ensure an optimal participant to Instructor ratio. Register now before spots fill up! Registration for this workshop closes on July 22 at 11:59pm. Virtual workshops at Center for Book Arts will be recorded and the recording will be provided for all registered participants after the class.

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