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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


Saturday, March 7 repeated on Sunday, March 8 – 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 […]

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Saturday Bookbinding Series: The Tunnel Book

Saturday Bookbinding Series: The Tunnel Book

Tunnel Book Saturday, March 14, 12:00-4:00 p.m. taught by Barbara Payne  The class will explore the tunnel book, a deceptively simple structure that allows creation of striking and sophisticated images. The book presents a series of images with depth and perspective. The tunnel book was created about 150 years ago and has been used for […]

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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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