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Bookbinding II (A): Inboards Leather Binding

at Center for Book Arts - Flatiron, New York

In this 18-hour intermediate class, we will explore ways to attach the cover as part of the structure of the book, which offers more strength than casebindings. You will make a sewn-boards binding, a millimeter binding and a hollow tube.  You will begin to learn how to work with leather and sew silk endbands. Prerequisite needed for...

$450

3 sessions

Friday Oct 14th, 10am

(11)

Bells & Whistles! 5 Simple Binding Techniques

at Center for Book Arts - Flatiron, New York

This one day class will teach students some simple book making techniques; while staying relaxed and having fun. By the end of the day you will be pros at 5 simple techniques. In the morning, we will make paste paper, learn pop-up, fold and cut a simple one sheet accordion, and the pamphlet stitch. Then in the afternoon we will re-make the crazy accordion...

Saturday Oct 15th, 10am

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Japanese Binding

at Center for Book Arts - Flatiron, New York

Learn Japanese binding techniques using traditional Japanese papers and fabrics to produce unique works. Construct side-sewn binding and through-the-fold structures, as well as a chitsu, the special cloth-covered folding box to hold the books. The end result is a beautiful, boxed set of books.  We recommend taking this class in conjunction with Suminagashi so...

$325

2 sessions

Saturday Oct 22nd, 10am

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Put the Message in the Hands of the People and Move On

at Center for Book Arts - Flatiron, New York

Working with Amos Kennedy, a self-described provocateur, this two-day workshop will provide access to our extensive type collection and array of boldly colored inks, allowing participants to create their own posters to get their messages out to the world. Create strong graphics that explore any issue important to you: from race to politics to religion....

$375

2 sessions

Saturday Oct 29th, 10am

(11)

Bookbinding I (B): Hard Cover Books

at Center for Book Arts - Flatiron, New York

In this class you will learn to make hardcover case bindings for pamphlets, flat back books, and a book with a rounded spine. You will learn about the structure beneath the boards and make your own book cloth to cover it.  Prerequisite needed for this class: This class is suitable for beginners, but students should have taken Bookbinding I (A)...

$450

3 sessions

Friday Nov 4th, 10am

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Portfolios and Bindings for Creative Professionals

at Center for Book Arts - Flatiron, New York

Bind two books! Make a portfolio! In this 3-day workshop, the dilemma of the architect/designer — how to organize photos and drawings, for presentation as well as for storage — is resolved. We’ll make one elegant side-sewn binding, with the pages stitched into cloth-over-board covers, and a label inset on the front board. The second book...

$450

3 sessions

Friday Nov 11th, 10am

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Bookbinding II (B): Laced-in Leather Binding

at Center for Book Arts - Flatiron, New York

In this 18-hour class, you will make a very traditional book: a quarter leather binding with raised cords. This intermediate/advanced class will build on the skills you practiced in Bookbinding II (A): InBoards Leather Binding. We may cover some simple tooling on the leather. Prerequisites needed for this class: Bookbinding I and Bookbinding II...

$450

3 sessions

Friday Nov 18th, 10am

(11)

Coptic Stitch Bookbinding (BYOB)

at The DIY Joint - Hoboken, New Jersey

We're so excited to be teaming up with Stephanie and Ian of Bowtie and the Bandit. Bitten by the wanderlust bug, they're converting an old school bus into their tiny home in search of a simpler and more exciting life! They run an unplugged wood shop creating hand-bound wood covered books, determined to support their travels by giving others a uniquely...

Friday Oct 21st, 7:30pm

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English Paper Piecing (Intermediate)

at Gotham Quilts - Midtown, New York

Learn to sew different shapes using the English Paper Piecing (EPP) technique. We’ll cover diamonds, triangles, and pentagons, and how those shapes interact with each other to create patterns. This class also covers how to combine fussy cutting with EPP to create complex-looking designs as shown in the Satellite Quilt. Prerequisite: Must know the...

Sunday Dec 11th, 1pm

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Collage and Mixed Media Exploration

at Private Picassos Art Studio & Shop - Flatbush - Ditmas Park, New York

In this adult art workshop, students will explore different papers and materials to create layered mixed-media compositions. This BYOD workshop is lead by talented Art instructors. Are materials provided and included in cost of the class? Yes.

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Saturday Jan 7th, 2pm

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Basic Bookmaking

at Private Picassos Art Studio & Shop - Flatbush - Ditmas Park, New York

Students will learn to make their own books using stab binding techniques. Are materials provided and included in cost of the class? Yes Includes all art materials and a drink voucher.

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$40.50
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Saturday Feb 4th, 2pm

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Painting with Watercolors

at Pratt Institute - Clinton Hill, New York

There is no medium that can be made to offer greater scope for spontaneity and directness of expression than watercolor. The essential character of watercolor painting is transparent color on white paper.  Learn the fundamental techniques - through working on a variety of subjects, including still life, landscape, abstraction and imagination....

$290

6 sessions

Saturday Oct 1st, 2pm

(25)

Constructing and Composing the Figure

at Chelsea Classical Studio - Chelsea, New York

Working from memory, imagination and students’ drawings, this class will focus on composing the figure and understanding how it is constructed. Students will practice making up figures, then adjusting and composing them in groups.  There will be constant demonstrations as well as critiques to better understand human anatomy and conceptions...

Friday Sep 30th, 1pm

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Drawing from Life

at Chelsea Classical Studio - Chelsea, New York

Working from the live model, students will learn to draw the live model where they will aim for strong gesture and draftsmanship.  Poses will be relatively short, to focus on capturing the movements and fundamental construction of the figure, and understanding the abstract rhythms that make the figure such an important and captivating subject....

Wednesday Oct 5th, 1pm

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Introduction to Color (3 Sessions)

at Brooklyn Art Space & Trestle - Gowanus, New York

In this three-class workshop, students will create class exercises in class that will become homework. Using acrylic paint, students will learn how to create exact matches in hue, intensity, values, complimentary colors, and opposite values and intensities.  Are materials provided and included in cost of the class? No. Materials you will...

$175

3 sessions

Thursday Oct 6th, 6:30pm

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