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Masterclass: Sewn Board Binding Or Open-Flat Sketch Book - Online 16th July 2022 (7 - 9pm)

$40.00 - $220.00

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  • Image of Masterclass: Sewn Board Binding Or Open-Flat Sketch Book - Online 16th July 2022 (7 - 9pm)
  • Image of Masterclass: Sewn Board Binding Or Open-Flat Sketch Book - Online 16th July 2022 (7 - 9pm)
  • Image of Masterclass: Sewn Board Binding Or Open-Flat Sketch Book - Online 16th July 2022 (7 - 9pm)
  • Image of Masterclass: Sewn Board Binding Or Open-Flat Sketch Book - Online 16th July 2022 (7 - 9pm)

A sketchbook is a working document, a set of visual notes. It is a personal document that is a learning and recording tool and it doesn't get more personal than making your own.

This workshop will teach you how to make:
A traditional botanical style book in the sewn-board binding technique, that opens flat; great for sketching, printing and ink pens.

The book opens up flat, to ensure maximum space when sketching, painting or printing. We shall alternate leaves of thinner drawing papers with thicker leaves of watercolour papers. Make a versatile sketchbook that is great for drawing, writing, journaling, printmaking, watercolour painting and pen and ink.

For this workshop, you will use 150gsm art paper in ivory.
The books shall be finished in hardcover with your choice of specialty book cloth and beautiful decorative papers in marbled designs or vintage patterns.

Date: 16th July 2022
Time: 7 - 9pm

Tools you will need:
Bone Folder
Ruler
Pencil
Awl
A paper cutting knife (straight-blade)
Cutting mat
Magazines for waste paper

Materials in your Bookbinding Kit (choose from Traditional Marbled or Vintage patterns):
Paper
Thread
PVA
Book cloth
Decorated Paper
Book board
Needle

Closing date for booking is 7 days before class commences.
This workshop booking is for one person only. Additional participants must book in individually, regardless of household arrangement or age.

This is a technical workshop. The workshop requires a certain level of capability and confidence in using sharp instruments and being able to follow verbal instructions is expected.

How am I eligible for refresher prices?
You are able to book in to the special refresher price, if you have completed the EXACT course with us before. i.e, this is the 2nd, 3rd etc time you are taking the same class at the Owl and Lion Bindery. No exceptions shall be considered.

Wild Binders Club members often receive an additional discount price on top. 

Refunds:
No refunds for Online workshops once commenced. A Zoom link shall be sent out to you a few days before. We shall start gathering students 10 minutes before the workshop. Lateness shall not be accommodated.

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