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Make your own artful collaged greeting cards in celebration of the upcoming spring gardening season! Katie will demonstrate techniques of collage using scissors, x-acto knives, torn paper, glue sticks, and acrylic medium.
Play with your own Gelli plates, stencils, stamps, string, leaves, and other pattern-making materials as you cover papers with layers of acrylic painted monoprints.
Dating back to the 3/4th century Egypt, the Nag Hammadi Codices are the earliest surviving Codex binding structures. In our model, we’ll be using authentic papyrus, handmade paste, and ethically sourced goat skin to replicate the traditional skills and materials originally used.
This workshop is designed for those with a keen interest in and curiosity of this special book structure.
Learn the fascinating technique of Coptic binding in this two-day workshop! An important hallmark of this binding is that it opens flat, so it’s a great way to create truly functional journals, notebooks and sketchbooks.
NBG members are invited to participate in creating a collaborative Boreal Herbarium for the exhibition, In Time Of Change: Boreal Forest Stories, scheduled for September 2022 in the Bear Gallery.
We will make a small (3.5×5”) book with caterpillar stitch binding. While this stitch is uniquely decorative, it also binds the text block and covers together to create the book.
Kumihimo is the traditional Japanese craft of making beautiful and functional braids and cords using a specialized loom.
Northwoods Book Arts Guild is excited to offer an introduction to three glued structures. Focus will be on covering book boards with paper and cloth, an essential building block for book makers. BOOK ARTS BASICS Series 3 is supported by a generous ASCA Community Development Grant.