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Kickstarter Rewards for Speaking in Faces

Kickstarter Rewards for Speaking in Faces

Help the VABC create a comprehensive specimen book of its 325+ cases of moveable type. We’ve been working on Speaking in Faces slowly over a decade–and now through May 2015 the push to fund its completion in artist books will give printers, artists, and visitors a resource to see and use this collection. Here’s a […]

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VABC Presents Monumental Ideas in Miniature Books Exhibition at Cityspace, Opening March 6th

VABC Presents Monumental Ideas in Miniature Books Exhibition at Cityspace, Opening March 6th

The Virginia Arts of the Book Center is proud to again host the third Monumental Ideas in Miniature Books (MIMB) exhibition. This traveling exhibition of book art from around the world is simultaneously on display in the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Opening March 6, 2015, at Cityspace in Charlottesville, Virginia, the exhibit […]

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Paper Marbling: Acrylic Marbling and Japanese Suminagashi


Paper Marbling: Acrylic Marbling and Japanese Suminagashi


Sunday, April 12 – 10am to 4pm. Participants in this 1-day workshop will learn two methods of paper marbling, one with acrylic and watercolor pigment manipulated on a thick size, the other a Japanese technique of floating inks on water. Both yield a multitude of undulating patterns and decoration, often seen in historic endpapers. Students will […]

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Printmaking With Purpose

Printmaking With Purpose

Printmaking With Purpose (*UVa Education Benefit eligible) Sundays, 1-3pm on May 31, June 7, 14 & 21st (Four 2-hour sessions) Instructor: Josef Beery Printmaking allows us to share an original work of art with many through the creation of multiples. Relief printmaking (printing from a wood or linoleum block) is the oldest of the many […]

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