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Re: Jody Alexander Bookarts



Barbi Striar Disraelly
3 Nash Place
Stamford, Ct   06906-2524

I will be away until 1 June
but would like info about this workshop.

Will contact you when I get back!

Thanks



At 11:40 AM 4/29/99 -0500, you wrote:
>          PAPER BOOKS, METAL/WOOD COVERS, AND TACKETED BINDINGS
>
>JODY ALEXANDER is the featured book artist teacher for the June 28-July 1
>workshop  PAPER BOOKS, METAL/WOOD COVERS, AND TACKETED BINDINGS to be held
>at Saltwinds Yankee Barn Workshop in Kingston, Massachusetts.
>
>  Jody says, "Leave your book board at home!"  If it can be drilled Jody
>will show you how to transform unique materials  into covers for the books
>you design which will also incorporate   many techniques of printmaking,
>transfer, and stitchery using fabric, flat objects and unusual papers.
>Jody will then teach you her method of binding the contents using
>artificial sinew sewn around cords with the tackets on the inside of the
>accordion book structure.  (Bet you can't wait to spend two whole days
>really getting into this !)
>
>  The workshop will be taught in an atmosphere of constructive encouragement,
>and openness to ideas, whatever your background and experience.  Beginners
are
>nurtured, and the experienced are challenged.
>
>  Jody is not only a meticulous, creative book artist and teacher, but also
>is a librarian and assistant professor at Pine Manor College, has exhibited
>her
>books extensively, and has curated an exhibit of turn of the century books:
>"....Selected Treasures from the Annenburg Library".
>
>Please register early for this very special 4 day workshop !
>
>Send your  snail mail address  for a  registration brochure for Jody
>Alexander's PAPER BOOKS, METAL/WOOD COVERS, AND TACKETED BINDINGS   plus
>the description of the  other bookarts workshops  to be offered, to the
>above email address.  Or,  send your request snailmail  to:
>
>Lilla Ford
>Saltwinds Yankee Barn
>Box 52
>Kingston,MA 02364  USA             phone recorder: (781-585-5622)
>
>THANKYOU !
>
>


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