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Bookbinding Core Skills: September 26, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Bookbinding Core Skills: September 26, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Bookbinding Core Skills Course—Class 1 “Tools, Materials & Processes” Instructor: Jane Freeman, Bookbinder Saturday, September 26, 2015, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. This class introduces basic bookbinding tools, materials (such as paper, folding, cutting, punching and basic stitching) as well as standard bookbinding processes. Participants will complete two versions of a single-signature soft covers book with […]

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August 2015: Wayzgoose and Everything After

August 2015: Wayzgoose and Everything After

We’ve been enjoying the changes taking place at VABC and in the Art on Ivy space. Thanks for your hard work! And thanks to all of you members who’ve renewed your dues–and a last reminder to those who’ve yet to renew. It’s never been easier…see THIS LINK for membership options, and this one to pay online. It’s about […]

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Printing with the Poet: Michael Chitwood (a two day Intro-to-Letterpress workshop)

Printing with the Poet: Michael Chitwood (a two day Intro-to-Letterpress workshop)

Saturday, September 12 & 19, Noon-5PM Instructors: Kevin McFadden and Kirsten Miles Cost: $60 members, $70 nonmembers* *Cost is inclusive of two intro-to-letterpress sessions (for beginners) and includes a limited-edition, two-color broadside The Virginia Arts of the Book Center is pleased to cohost with Tupelo Press a literary letterpress opportunity–printing a broadside with poet Michael Chitwood, in celebration […]

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Monotype Printing: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, September 18th, 19th & 20th

Monotype Printing: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, September 18th, 19th & 20th

Monotype Printing Three Sessions  Friday, September 18th, 6-8pm Class Introduction Saturday & Sunday , September 19th & 20th, 10am-4pm (UVa Education Benefit Eligible)  Monotypes have been with us since the early years of Intaglio printmaking (1500). Contemporary artists use monotypes as studies for etchings or as an end in themselves. The value of this type of […]

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