Upcoming May and August Workshops at SFCB!
Friendly Writing for the Visual Thinker is the workshop I will be teaching at the San Francisco Center for the Book on Sunday, May 20, 2018 and August 26, 2018, 10am to 4pm. Beginners warmly welcome! Each workshop has a similar approach but different binding and writing explorations. $130.00 (all materials included). Details and registration at SFCB here and here.
Other Classes in the San Francisco Bay Area
See Lisa Kokin's site for her monthly workshops in the East Bay involving altered books and found materials.
Check out the variety of other book arts classes at the San Francisco Center for the Book.
For reference, try these how-to books: Making Handmade Books, Creating Handmade Books, and Unique Handmade Books and Expressive Handmade Books and Painted Paper: Techniques and Projects for Handmade Books and Cards. Detailed descriptions are at the links.
Making Handmade Books: 100+ Bindings, Structures & Forms
Creating Handmade Books
Unique Handmade Books (out of print)
Expressive Handmade Books
Painted Paper: Techniques & Projects for Handmade Books & Cards
This one focuses on a variety of painting techniques for paper, with one chapter on structures that work well with it.
Ideas: One-Page Books
Want to make books from a single piece of 8 1/2" x
11" or A4 paper? You can use any size paper, actually, but they would
be good structures for use with Photoshop or Illustrator. Here are
some examples from never mind the press. Instructions for making them
are in the books listed. Scroll down for links to the books. Home
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Accordion with Tunnel Creating Handmade Books, Making Handmade Books
T-cut Maze Making Handmade Books
X-Book, Hidden Book or Slit Book and here and here Creating Handmade Books, Making Handmade Books
Check Book or Winged Book This is really made of several square sheets sewn together. Expressive Handmade Books, Making Handmade Books
Simple Accordion or Pants Book Creating Handmade Books, Expressive Handmade Books, Making Handmade Books
Ox-Plow Pamphlet or Shorts Book Expressive Handmade Books, Making Handmade Books
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