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Create Extraordinary Books: Part 2: Star Carousel Book - 25th September 2022 (9.30 - 3.30pm)


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Create extraordinary books in this series of creative book structure workshops.
These classes are filled with creative bursts of making.

Come with ideas and a story prepared as we will dive straight into developing characters, settings and narratives in this workshop. You will learn to make a technically challenging modular star carousel structure, filled with layered cutouts of imagery, telling your chosen story.

This course is for anyone interested in learning a technically challenging book structures. The course uses illustrations - printed and those drawn by yourself. You will need to like paper cutting, folding, tracing, drawing and colouring.

•. Be guided with prompts, ideas and exercises, that help to expand your creativity.
•. Learn the fundamental principles of this technical book format.
•. You will be encouraged to experiment with shapes, repetition, colours and paper folding to create unique compositions.
•. Learn about gathering sources for your work as well as tips on how to fill your sketchbooks, create inspiration boards and find references for your artwork.

Date: 24th July 2022
Time: 9.30am - 4pm

All materials and tools are supplied at the Bindery.
Bottled water, Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided free for you to help yourself throughout the day.

Please note: This is a technical workshop. No experience necessary, but the workshop requires a certain level of capability and confidence in using sharp instruments and being able to follow verbal instructions is expected.


Holding deposit confirms your place and are non-refundable. Should you change your mind, it is transferable within 12 months onto another course or in credit for materials and tools. You will receive an invoice for the rest of the amount owing 2 weeks before the commencement of class.

Workshop written and delivered by Isabelle McGowan © 2022 Isabelle McGowan. All rights reserved.