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Book Arts Workshop: Illuminated Letters

Sat, January 26, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

Registration for this free workshop opens at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, January 2 Before the printing press, hand-written manuscript pages were adorned with golden letters, decorative borders, and intricate illustrations. In this workshop, we’ll draw Medieval-style versal letters,…

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Book Arts Workshop: The Nag Hammadi for Paper Lovers

Sat, February 9, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

Registration opens at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, January 22 In this workshop, students will learn about the 2nd century Egyptian binding, the Nag Hammadi. Students will learn how these books were traditionally constructed and will recreate the binding entirely with paper. Candy Alexandra…

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Book Arts Workshop: Longstitch

Sat, March 9, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

Registration will open Tuesday, February 19th at 12:00pm Called long-stitch because of the long stitches visible on the spine of the book, this non-adhesive binding technique dates back to the Middle Ages. Participants will be taught the basic sewing technique and will make an…

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Book Arts Workshop: Storage books

Sat, April 27, 2019 9:00 A.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

In this workshop you will construct a simple storage book made of folded card stock in which windows have been cut, held together with a spine. What is stored need not be flat, although it is easier to work with pieces that are less than about 1/16 inch thick. We will be making a model and then,…

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Book Arts Workshop: Flag books

Sat, May 18, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

The flag book is one of the most popular and versatile book art structures. It is a simple construction that offers an energetic way to display images and/or words. Comprised of a simple accordion and “flags” the flag book can be designed in such a way that the flags and be…

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