NBG Workshop: Fall Flora & The Artist’s Book – August 2018

NBG Workshop: Fall Flora & The Artist’s Book – August 2018

Explore the elusive creative space between the careful and the wild as you create an accordion-folding book. Native flora will be used as inspiration for drawing, painting, and writing in both traditional and non-traditional ways. Directed experiments using watercolor, ink, and gouache will develop imagery and content, full of autumn magic.

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Workshop – Bookmaking Basics: Sewing on Frames I – 02.25.18

Workshop – Bookmaking Basics: Sewing on Frames I – 02.25.18

This workshop introduces the technique of binding a book on a frame, a practice that dates back to the Middle Ages. After looking at examples of antique books, and learning how to string the sewing frame, we will create a model book using three different techniques of sewing across the spine.

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