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[BKARTS] Seattle Center for Book Arts Winter classes

*Seattle Center for Book Arts has a great year of programming and events
planned for 2008!*
*Our Winter quarter classes listed below are now
 * and open for registration.*

*Special Bookbinding Series: Exposed Spine
Dan Shafer, Yuka Petz, Lynne Kelly, Lisa Hasegawa
Sundays, Feb. 3 - 24, 4 - 7 pm
$130 + $25 materials fee
• Piano Hinge  • French Stitch  • Coptic  • The Caterpillar

This special series focuses on 4 unique exposed bindings.  Taught by 4
book artists, each will introduce you to one of the above book forms.  This
class is
appropriate for beginning as well as experienced book artists.  This class
be taken as a series or individually, see our
more details.

*Clamshell Box Workshop*<http://www.seattlebookarts.org/classes/class_2008q1_clamshell.html>
Lillian Dabney
Sunday, March 2, 10 am - 4 pm
$80 + $15 materials fee

This workshop will introduce you to the joy of boxmaking with a
Clamshell Box structure. It is a perfect introduction to anyone
wanting to learn more about this skill. This double tray box can hold
a book or anything else you would like. It is composed of two trays
that interlock with a case wrapped around the outside.

*Letterpress Printing
Morgen Bell & Lisa Hasegawa
Saturday & Sunday, March 15 & 16, 10 am - 4 pm
$130 + $20 materials fee

Dive into the world of letterpress printing using the extensive
collection of historic type, cuts and ornaments in the Cornish College
of the Arts Book Arts Studio. You will learn the fundamentals of
letterpress printing and typesetting, and have the opportunity to
print a simple one- or two-color project. We will edition the projects
so each participant will receive a full set, and there will be plenty
of extras to give to your friends. This workshop is open to beginners
or seasoned printers.

*The Book as Sculptural Medium: Part 1: Box Construction

Teacher: David Francis
Saturday & Sunday, March 29 & March 30, 10 am - 3 pm
$120 + $10 materials fee, 4 student minimum

Using cedar shakes, wire nails, hinges & clasps, and wood glue,
participants in this two day workshop will build small boxes (up to
15" x 15"; pre-made cigar boxes can also be used) that are then
collaged with a variety of text-based material (such as 18th and 19th
century books and other nostalgia / ephemera, handwritten documents,
found text, maps, typewriter art, small mirrors, hand-cranks, wire
screens, curtains and gauze fabrics, needle & thread, etc.) Final
steps include glossing, encaustic, varnishing, painting and/or
oven-heating in the manner of Joseph Cornell et al.

*Please visit our website to view the complete descriptions of the above
classes & workshops. <http://www.seattlebookarts.org/calendar.html>**

We look forward to serving your book arts needs in 2008!

    Lisa Hasegawa
Director of  Programming
Seattle Center for Book Arts
www.seattlebookarts.org  <http://www.seattlebookarts.org/>

*Providing educational, technical, and creative resources to advance the
book as a contemporary art form and a powerful medium for self-expression.
Click here <http://www.seattlebookarts.org/join.html><http://www.seattlebookarts.org/join.html>
donate and help further our mission.*

*Please SAVE THE DATE for our 2nd annual Accordion-a-thon celebration on
Saturday, March 1st! *
Seattle Center for Book Arts is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization,
donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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