Hosted by Loughrea School of Art, In this one-day workshop, participants will create a variety of folded books – no stitching required. Starting with a simple concertina book, we will build up a collection of books: alternative accordion books, hot dog books, flag books and more.
Participants will also gain knowledge of how to use basic book binding tools and the principals of bookbinding including grain direction, gluing and folding tips.
Participants are encouraged to bring along any ideas, decorative paper and found objects that they would like to incorporate into their books.
Participants need to bring:
Stanley knife/scapel, cutting mat, ruler, pencil.
All other materials will be supplied.
Materials provided by Éilís:
Bonefolers, awls, paper, book board, card, glue, brushes, coverpaper.
Material costs: Charge per head of €6 for materials.
Max number: 8 people
Provisional Date: Saturday 8 April, 2017 (subject to sufficient number of participants)
Time: 10 – 4 with 1 hour break at lunchtime