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Celebration of the Young Child
Friday, April 28, 10 am – 3 pm
The techniques are ancient. The results are ageless. This hands-on workshop is an introduction to the art of making books from everyday materials found around the house or the classroom. You’ll make a blank book using pamphlet stitch binding, and if time allows, we’ll decorate the cover. In the process, you’ll learn about book structure, paper preparation, folding, piercing and sewing. No art background is necessary to learn these skills.
All the materials will be supplied, and tools will be shared. However, if you have the following, please bring them to class: scissors for cutting paper, sharp pencil and a bone folder or non-serrated butter knife.
Date: May 10 or May 13
Time: 1-4pm for both classes
Fee: Members: $15, Non-members $20
Length of Class: 3 hours
Enrollment Cap: 8 participants, for ages 16 and older. Click HERE to register or call (865)482-1074.
Bio: Barbara Mintmire is a founding member of the Stillwater (Oklahoma) Book Arts Group and has lead community art projects and classes in bookmaking, miniatures, stenciling, and chocolate appreciation. She is also a writer and editor for the lifelong learning program at Oklahoma State University. https://oakridgebooks.wordpress.com
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