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[BKARTS] Bienes Center's (Ft. Lauderdale, FL) Book Arts Workshops



The Bienes Center for the Literary Arts (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida) is
pleased to offer the following workshops:

 

Sept. 9, 2006

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

$60.00

 

"Preserving and Restoring Family Photos and Documents"

 

The workshop will provide an overview of techniques and practices for
protecting family photographs, documents, and other treasured objects.
The morning session will focus on the many benefits of digitizing
photographs and documents. An Adobe Photoshop tutorial will detail basic
photo restoration techniques using photographs or other documents
provided by workshop participants. During the afternoon session, each
participant will create an archival portfolio for storage of original
photographs and documents.

 

Lea Nickless, Instructor

 

(Lea Nickless is a painter, bookmaker, and photographer. She has worked
in museum and arts administration at Vizcaya, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and
Miami-Dade Art in Public Places. She has curated various exhibitions at
Miami-Dade College including, "The Game of War" and "Turning Pages:
Celebrating South Florida Artists-Made Books")

 

 

Oct. 14, 2006

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

$60.00

 

"Pop-ups for Book Artists and Graphic Designers"

 

The workshop will be a one-day exploration of the methods and production
of pop-ups for book artists and graphic designers. Topics to be covered
include: the making of a matrix, use of suitable materials, using the
copier or computer (with printer) to place designs on backgrounds or for
the design of the pop-ups themselves. In addition, five pop-up folds
will be demonstrated. The workshop participants will come away from the
experience with a working knowledge of the methods for creating a pop-up
artists' book and will have created a matrix for a new book and will
have created five simple pop-ups that are the key to the dimensional
bookmaking design process.

 

Andrew Binder, Instructor

 

(Andrew Binder is a professor, a technologist, and an artist.  He works
in FAU's College of Education and holds a joint teaching/ technical
support position where he is responsible for teaching multimedia classes
for the Master's Degree program. He is also responsible for building and
maintaining the College's Web sites, including all of the front end
graphics and graphic designs. He also designed/ created and maintains
the database and connectivity solutions of the back end for interactive
web applications. He has an MFA from the University of Miami and has
taught extensively in the arts on the university level in the local
area)

 

For a complete description of the workshops and to download the
enrollment form, please visit:

 

http://www.broward.org/library/bienes_workshops.htm

 

Jim Findlay

Bienes Center Librarian

 


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