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CBBAG SK is host to Art of the Book coming to Regina – May 18 to July 14, 2019. Your CBBAG SK Regina representative have been hard at work preparing some wonderful events during this time. The follow are some of the great events:

The Art of Papermaking W/ Helen O’Connor                            Sunday, June 2,   1:00 – 4:00pm  @ George Bothwell Branch  RPL     Wednesday, June 5,  3:30 – 5:30pm  @ Glen Elm Branch RPL

 Wednesday, June 5, 3:30 – 5:30pm   @ Glen Elm Branch RPL

Join Helen O’Connor for a papermaking demonstration. Learn how to form sheets of paper from various plants, weeds, oriental fibres, cotton linens and recycled papers. You will see how to create pulp paintings and three-dimensional works.

May Flowers Stitched Pamphlet W/ Gerda Osteneck                              Wednesday, May 8, 6:00 – 9:00pm        @ Sunrise RPL

Make a floral bouquet pamphlet containing handmade paper embedded with wildflower seeds that can be planted in the garden or in a tea cup. Makes a great spring-time gift.

Accordians Galore w/ Leann Clifford Saturday, July 6, 9:30am – 11:30am – Snakes and More Accordian perfect for children @ Regina Public Library Main Branch

Saturday, July 6, 1:00 to 3:30pm – Padded Accordion perfect for adults @ Regina Public Library Main Branch

Call the Regina Public Library to sign up for these great events.


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Blizzard Book Workshop with Kathy Hamre – A Day in Davidson

photo from Heidi Kyle website

Calling all book enthusiasts ! NO snow for Us – Lets have a Blizzard Book of a day in Davidson !!!!

The Blizzard Book is a mini book created by Hedi Kyle which she created one day when she couldn’t get to work because of a blizzard. How fitting for our Prairie Lives !

Date: Sunday April 7, 2019

Where: Davidson Community Centre

Time: 10am to 4pm

Cost: $10.00

Supplies: Papers will be provided. Please bring your book making supplies including scissors and a bone folder.

Lunch: Please bring your own lunch

We will also have show and tell in the afternoon. Please bring your treasures to show.

Max 12 participants – Please RSVP to the5cliffords@myaccess.ca to reserve your spot.

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Workshop with Kristina Komendant

Lettering on Fabric
Saturday, Nov. 17th 1 pm – 5 pm
at Hue’s Art Supply 1818 Lorne Ave. Saskatoon
Learn how to write on canvas and cotton fabrics.
To Register: Contact Celeste at Hue’s Art Supply – (306) 653-1900

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Print and Play with Barb Goretzky – Lumsden, SK

Print and Play with Barb Goretzky

Come learn the basic techniques of Block Printing with the use of a professional printing press.

When: Thursday evenings, October 4th to October 25th, 2018

Time: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Where: Artspace, Centennial Hall, 40 – 3rd Ave., Lumsden, SK

Cost: $95.00 for four classes (class materials will be supplied)

To reserve a spot, please contact: lumsdenanddistrictartscouncil@gmail

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An Unusual DIY Binding

It’s coming up to both Tanabata and the fourth anniversary of the Byopia Press website, so it’s time for another star-themed free printable DIY artist’s book.

You can get the pdf and all the assembly instructions here.


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DIY Mini Star Books


If you didn’t attend Cathryn Miller’s workshop on mini star books, you can still learn to make them. Instructions have been posted on the Byopia Press blog.

The classic star (also known as a Lotus Book) can be found here.

A triangular variation can be found here.

The third, and particularly ‘starry’ version, can be found here.

Have fun!

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Mini Star Book Workshop

A few interested individuals gathered on Saturday, April 14, in Saskatoon for a mini star book workshop led by Cathryn Miller.

A good time was had by all, and participants each went home with three different star books.

Special thanks to Leona for sharing her studio space with us.

If you would like to see more pictures from the workshop, you can find them here.

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