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The Collagraph Book: Techniques in Printmaking and Bookmaking

Tuesdays, April 14 – May 12 / 6 – 9 pm

This class will combine the art of collagraph printmaking and bookmaking. Students will learn how to make their own collagraph plates, learn intaglio printmaking techniques, and learn to bind their own hand-made journal using the collagraph plates and prints. Students will also learn to bind their book and sew edges using a Coptic stitch technique.

Supply List:

  • 4 sheets Rives BFK lightweight paper
  • Xacto knife 
  • 12” ruler old toothbrushes for inking
  • 3 tubes of colors (your favorite) Charbonnel Etching Inks 
  • Small bottle of Elmers glue 
  • Small bottle of PVA (polyvinyl acetate) glue 
  • Copies of images or computer printouts, magazine images or other paper art used for collage 
  • Scraps of lace, yarn, textured papers, cheese cloth, stickers
  • Book Binder needle 
  • 4-ply waxed linen thread (color your choice)

Instructor: Candace Nicol
Ages:15 and Up / All Levels

Book Arts
April 14, 2015 6 – 9 pm
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