PART I – BASICS
Basic paper making, with minimal equipment.
In this workshop you will learn the basics of making paper pulp (using recycled materials & purchased pulp). Where to buy and how to make screens & decals. How to dry the paper and how to store the pulp. You will leave with your handmade paper!
PART II – PAPER PROJECT
Come back & make a project with your paper.
This workshop will focus on making small books and cards with your handmade paper.
You can register for PART I & PART II together or separately.
DATE & TIME & COST:
PART I: November 18th, 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm ($130)
PART II: November 25th, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm ($40)
INSTRUCTOR: Gerda Osteneck
LOCATION: RedFox Creative Studio, 300 – 1954 Angus Sttreet, Regina, SK
Susan Mills is publishing 200 glow-in-the-dark field notebooks at the fourth annual Nuit Blanche Saskatoon 2017, on September 30. The purple paper covers are handmade of local plants, the covers are printed with glow-in-the-dark ink and the books are sewn with glow-in-the-dark thread. Stop by and bind a copy to keep, in the parking space behind Village Green Thrift Store on 20th Street and Ave B. All ages but children should be accompanied by an adult. More information on this free art festival at http://www.nuitblanchesaskatoon.ca
Do you want to get things together in book form? Or make yourself a custom notebook? Have you ever wondered just how a book is made? In this workshop you will learn the basics of hand binding. We will cover hand tools, materials and adhesives. We will make paperback and hardcover books, glued and sewn books, single sheet and ‘signature’ books and even an accordion. We will work with both historical and contemporary structures and materials. Everyone with an interest in books is welcome.
All materials and the use of tools are included.
Susan Mills has been binding books and teaching bookbinding for a quarter century! She is on the faculty of Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax.
Dates: Saturdays, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, October 7th and 14th
Location: Void Gallery, 312 Ave B South, Saskatoon, SK
Instructor: Susan Mills
Cost: $135 + GST and service fees (includes materials)
Cathryn Miller of Byopia Press has posted instructions for a woven book structure. Called the Orihime Binding, it is named for the heroine of the Tanabata legend. It is a three signature binding with a single sheet at the centre of each signature. The structure is held together by paper strips that weave through the pages and the cover.
The post includes a printable pdf of the book and full instructions for assembly.
Book Presses for Sale (located in Regina):
- one 18″ x 18″
- two 14″ x 14″
- one 15″ x 15″
Please contact Lisa
if you are interested.
When: Saturday, March 25, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Where: Articulate Ink, 1843 Hamilton Street, Regina
This is an intensive one day workshop with Elizabeth Elich. She’ll be running an introductory workshop on letterpress and book binding. This workshop will be on March 25 from 11-4 and all materials will be provided. This workshop will discuss the history and uses of type, how to set and print, as well as introduce basic bookbinding techniques. Participants will leave with a small edition – which they will conceive, set, and print, as well as a small booklet which they will bind.
Please note: This workshop prioritizes Articulate Ink members, while it is open to the public, you should email Edie before registering at email@example.com
For more information and tickets see the event page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/366779427040143/
When: Monday, March 13, 2017, 7:00-9:30 PM
Where: The Open Storefront Project, 725 Broadway Avenue (next to Calories), Saskatoon
Ever wanted to self-publish a chapbook of your poetry, but wanted to make it a little fancier than just stapling some pages together? Then this workshop is for you! Learn three basic bookbinding methods, and take home the books you make!
This workshop is being hosted by The Open Storefront Project, which is sponsored by Calories restaurant.
Cost: A suggested donation of $10 to cover cost of materials
Spaces are limited, so please email firstname.lastname@example.org to secure a spot.
For more information, please see the event page on Facebook.