NBG Workshop – Concertina Album Binding with Margo – 10.26.19

NBG Workshop – Concertina Album Binding with Margo – 10.26.19

The concertina album binding elegantly holds a collection of images or photos. It looks like a traditional book, but opens out for display. In this class we’ll learn how to cut, fold, and hinge lengths of paper to make accordion-folded panels, cover boards with book cloth, inlay a cover plate, and join text block to cover structure.

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NBG Workshop – Tunnel Books with Laurel – 07.12&13.19

NBG Workshop – Tunnel Books with Laurel – 07.12&13.19

The Tunnel Book is a unique layered structure, designed to create a simple or complex design in three-dimensional space. In this workshop we will design and develop our ideas on Friday night and create the final book on Saturday. This workshop is suitable for all levels of experience.

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Mail Art Book Exchange – May 2018

“Letter Book” by Corlis Taylor Structure: Folded Paper Materials: Italian marbled Paper   “Classic American Dolls” by Dawn Crass Structure: Coptic Binding Materials: Khadi, antique stamp prints, handmade paper, ribbon   “Envelope Concertina” by Laurel Herbeck Structure: Concertina Materials: Black core mat board, Canson, Tim Holtz papers   “Dispatches to the Insect World” by Margo Klass Structure: Concertina Materials: Khadi, Cavallini poster images, mylar   “Sea Creatures Postcard Folio” by Mary Maisch Structure: Folio Materials: Strathmore Bristol, Washi tape, acrylic paint     “Stamp Wallet” by Pat Sheehan Structure: Modified Concertina Materials: Shin Inbe, various papers   “You Have Male Art” by Robyn Russell Structure: Portfolio Materials: Digital prints   “Stamps” by Susan Campbell Structure: folio Materials: bookboard, Shin Inbe, Bugra, purchased button, waxed... Read more...

Celestial Bodies Book Exchange – January 2018

“Planets” by Connie Stricks Structure: A starbook with sleeve. Materials: Cavallini poster, Shin Inbe papers, cardstock, chipboard, Grosgrain Ribbon   “Circle of Life” by Doris Armijo Structure: Slit binding Materials: Paper, ribbon, photograph   “Celestial Navigation” by Laurel Herbeck Structure: Turkish map fold Materials: National Geographic Maps   “Remembering the Solar Eclipse August 21, 2017” by Margo Klass Structure: Mini boxbook Materials: USPS Solar Eclipse stamp, paper, board   “Cosmic” by Mary Maisch Structure: Woven Spine Binding Materials: National Geographic atlas pages, empera painted papers, “chalkboard equations” Lokta papers, Shin Inbe guards, acrylic painted Canson guards and covers, “Astra” yarn: alpaca, wool, tencil, Labrodorite stones, Swarovski crystals, cardstock casement.   “Embellished Tim Holtz Kit” by Oralee Nudson Structure: Stab binding Materials: Paper, Wooden Ruler, Stickers, Jute, metal embellishments... Read more...

The Marilyn Askelin Scholarship Program

Through a simple on-line application process, scholarships are available for program meeting fees and workshops that are offered by the Northwoods Book Arts Guild. The Program also supports members’ annual dues. In Marilyn’s memory this Scholarship Program insures that no one is turned away from the opportunity to participate in the activities of Northwoods Book Arts Guild.

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