List of Events & Workshops
Sunday, June 26 beginning at 6 pm - slide lecture presented by Anne Covell
Covers Uncovered: Recreating the Historic Japanese Book from Waste Pulp to Woodblocks
Join us for an evening lecture with Anne Covell as she discusses her research in recreating book cover papers for historic stab bindings from the Edo period in Japan. She'll also be teaching a special 2-day workshop July 23 and 24; during this workshop you will be making paper and preparing the embossed covers.
All workshops are shown on the Catalog Page, and listed here as a summary
- June 15 (9 am to 1 pm) Block Printing with Marcia Moore Block printing is a low-tech way to create your own images, patterns and even text. During this workshop you'll learn to transfer images, carve a block and print using a press and without a press.
June 18 (9 am to 1 pm) Tunnel Book with Danita Rafalovich The innovative structure of the tunnel book allows you to turn an image into a 3-dimensional exploration or let's you describe a scene. Rather than turning pages, the viewer travels through the structure.
- June 22 (9 am to 1 pm) Block Printing with Marcia Moore Block printing is a low-tech way to create your own images, patterns and even text.Consider creating your own image for use in one of our letterpress workshops.
June 23 (9am to 4 pm) Letterpress Broadside with Sue Kaplan In our June Broadside class, participants will be able to print a six-line poem or text of their own choosing. We will discuss designing with metal type and also the finer points of typesetting, setting up type on the press, and obtaining good quality printing of your broadside.
- June 25 (9 am to 4 pm) Japanese Paper with Anne Covell This one day course will be an introduction to traditional Nagashizuki papermaking. In one day, you'll discuss an overview, process raw fiber and form sheets.
- June 26 (9 am to 4 pm) Clamshell Box with Anne Covell In this one-day workshop, students will create a clamshell box from start to finish. Also known as the drop spine box, this versatile box structure can be used to house and protect objects such as books, stacks of prints, and photographs.