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Toad Binding! - Online 29th January 2022 (5.30am - 8.30pm)

$10.00 - $180.00

Image of Toad Binding! - Online 29th January 2022 (5.30am - 8.30pm)
  • Image of Toad Binding! - Online 29th January 2022 (5.30am - 8.30pm)
  • Image of Toad Binding! - Online 29th January 2022 (5.30am - 8.30pm)
  • Image of Toad Binding! - Online 29th January 2022 (5.30am - 8.30pm)
  • Image of Toad Binding! - Online 29th January 2022 (5.30am - 8.30pm)

Take a walk on the wild side with this fun and resourceful class of wild bindings!
We will have a play with cane toad leather and bind it into beautiful book using a 'quick leather binding technique' developed by Isabelle.

You will learn how to make:
i) ONE beautiful book made in a variation of a Bradel style bookbinding technique, in a square-ish book format, using cane toad leather and beautiful book cloth.

Beautiful coloured toad skins to choose from. Leave a message at checkout.

Date: 29th January 2022
Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm

Materials:
Materials can be included, or you can supply your own. If you are sourcing materials yourself, you can use what is suggested below for ease.
Materials received from us shall have all papers and leather cut to size, ready to go.

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

Materials in your bookbinding kit:
Paper
Thread
PVA
Book cloth
A piece of cane toad lather
Book Board

A full materials pack couriered out to you, free post (no tools except needles).
Closing date for booking for those requiring materials delivery in the Sydney Metro areas is 4 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.

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.

Workshop written and delivered by Isabelle Ting McGowan © 2018 Isabelle Ting McGowan. All rights reserved.