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Print & Bind: Concertina Sketchbook - Online 25th July 2022 (8.15 - 9.15pm)

$11.00 - $125.00

Image of Print & Bind: Concertina Sketchbook - Online 25th July 2022 (8.15 - 9.15pm)
  • Image of Print & Bind: Concertina Sketchbook - Online 25th July 2022 (8.15 - 9.15pm)
  • Image of Print & Bind: Concertina Sketchbook - Online 25th July 2022 (8.15 - 9.15pm)
  • Image of Print & Bind: Concertina Sketchbook - Online 25th July 2022 (8.15 - 9.15pm)
  • Image of Print & Bind: Concertina Sketchbook - Online 25th July 2022 (8.15 - 9.15pm)

What can you achieved in one and a half hours? Make a hard-cover sketchbook with your own fully designed and printed book cloth cover, with a perfectly folded concertina booklet inside.

This fully lead (step-by-step) fast-paced workshop does just that.
You will learn:
• Carve a pattern
• Block Printing skills (proper rollers and ink!) or use ink pads
• Print onto Book cloth
• Make a hard back book cover with your book cloth
• Fold your concertina book and insert into your cover

Make a little booklet or two during class and with enough materials for four booklets included in our kit, you'll be able to keep making more on your own.

These little booklets are great for a portable sketchbook or photos and make fantastic gifts for all your friends and family

Date: 25th July
Time: 8.15 - 9.15pm

Tools you will need:
Bone Folder
Ruler
Pencil
A paper cutting knife (straight-blade)
Cutting mat
Magazines for waste paper
PVA
Lino Cutting tools
Ink pad (optional, can purchase below)
Small piece card or plastic for rolling out paint

Materials in your bookbinding box are enough to make two booklets (one in class and one for practice after):
Watercolour paper
Book Board
Book cloth
Archival ink pad
Small piece of block printing block

Optional:
Extra printing ink pads are useful - $11 each
Carving tools, set of 6 - $12.00

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.

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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