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C230 - Personal Translations

Ingrid Dijkers
9:00 - 4:30
Thursday - May 30

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$ 150  

Student Level -
Beginner to Intermediate
While this is not a difficult class, it may also interest advanced students, as this is not a typical book binding method.

Forever in search of the perfect journal, this is the closest thing ever! Easy to construct, very sturdy and opens flat to work in. There's also lots of room to include added fold out pages and embellishments. This journal measures 7" X 9 1/2", is simple in materials, design and construction. Once you learn the methods it will surely become one of your favorite journal constructions. Most everything you'll need to build this uniquely finished journal is supplied in your accompanying kit including materials for making and covering the book structure. You'll only need to bring a 1" natural bristle utility brush and a jar of off white craft paint and a few other basic supplies. You'll leave this workshop with a fully bound journal. Student will leave class with a bound book while also learning how to adapt this book construction method to future projects.

Kit fee of $20 payable to instructor at beginning of class Includes –

8 9' X 12" Strathmore Mixed Media paper for pages
Precut and predrilled wood pieces for book covers and spine
Waxed book binding linen
Various foreign language text pages
Paper mache paste
Tacky glue
Use of additional materials

Student supply list-

Elmer's Glue
Bone Folder
Cork backed metal ruler
Natural bristle utility brush (as found at home improvement stores)
Small container of off white craft paint, Gesso (NOT liquitex brand) or white house hold primer

If you have the following or we can share
-Heat gun







Most of the required supplies for your classes can be pre-ordered from Collage. They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat. For further info and to place your order, contact:

Maria Raleigh


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