ORION - Concertina Star Carousel - 3rd June 2020
TUTOR: Isabelle Ting McGowan
DATES: Wednesday 3rd June 2020
TIME: 10.30 -3.30
All levels of bookbinders and Artists.
The "carousel" or "star" book is a multi-layered accordion book that challenges binders and artists to design three dimensionally. It can be viewed section by section and also opened fully to create a book in the round.
This book format was first produced in the 1930’s, mainly for souvenirs or novelties and children’s books.
This workshop will introduce the methods for constructing a multi-layered accordion book, bound together to create layered stage-like pages. These pages are perfect for developing with imagery around a theme or text. Paper cut-out technique will be introduced to illustrate your chosen narrative.
• Learn a creative structure and learn to think three dimensionally
• Learn to make layered cut-out technique creating stage like pages
• Get creative with your chosen theme/narrative, illustrating them with layered cut-out technique to create stage like pages
• Here is your chance to make books with an eye-popping, sculptural aesthetic.
• A great class for teachers, artists, and graphic designers.
All materials and tools are supplied at the Bindery
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