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Maker Mondays - Ancient Art of the Book with the Book Arts League

Maker Mondays - Ancient Art of the Book with the Book Arts League

Adults 18 and older - sign up for a 4-week workshop to learn all about the ancient arts of the book with members of the Lafayette Book Arts League. Learn all the processes involved in making a book. We'll talk about paper, decorate paper with quick paper marbling, learn tabletop letterpress printing and learn to sew folded pages into a book! This class will meet Mondays from 1:30-3:30pm (Nov. 6, 13, 20, and 27).

  • Week 1 - artist books: an overview and simple folded structures
  • Week 2 - paper: shaving cream/paper marbling activity
  • Week 3 - printing: tabletop letterpress printing activity
  • Week 4 - bookbinding: presentation of fine binding and learning to sew a simple textblock activity

Location: Conference Room, lower level

 

Dates & Times:
1:30PM - 3:30PM, Monday, November 6, 2023
1:30PM - 3:30PM, Monday, November 13, 2023
1:30PM - 3:30PM, Monday, November 20, 2023
1:30PM - 3:30PM, Monday, November 27, 2023
Location:
Conference Room
Campus:
Lafayette Library
Audience:
  Everyone  
Categories:
  *Create or Make     *Registration Required     Adults  
Registration has closed. (This event has to be booked as part of a series)

About Maker Mondays
Each month is a new craft or skill. Sign up for the whole series. Classes may be taught in the Makerspace, Conference Room, or seating area outside the Makerspace.

Have questions? Contact our Programs staff.

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