Category Archives: artist books

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11 August to 14 October, Wollongong, and then travelling on to Lismore, Armidale and Orange: http://archivesonline.uow.edu.au/pages/place

Members with work in the exhibition: Caren Florance, Monica Oppen, Beverley Quenault, Terence Uren, Marama Warren and Vicki Woolley.

UOW website has information about getting there and they also run a shuttle bus.  https://www.uow.edu.au/transport/index.html

 

Drop-in Saturday 14 July

New in 2018
Drop-in Saturday 14 July
9.00 – 12.30, Room 3 Hughes Community Centre, Hughes, ACT.

Come along, be with other binders and share and learn together.

Type, tooling and titling. Be shown and assisted people in the use of the Guilds type and finishing tools.

Need assistance with your bookbinding project, there will be help on hand.

Paring machines will be set up ready for you to use.

Only $5, towards hiring the room.
Everyone welcome.
Drop-in Saturday dates 2018
8 Sept
10 Nov

Workshop – Case binding with decorative stitching

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Learn to make a case bound book with decorative stitching.

Saturday 21 July 2018,  9.00am – 5.00pm, in the Hall, Hughes Community Centre

Cost $110 ($70 for Guild members)

 

To book a place, please register at  [email protected]

Skill level: Beginners and others welcome

Be guided through techniques to create a case bound book that opens flat with decorative stitching on the spine. You will be taught to use a variety of tools and the basics of contemporary fine binding. What you will learn can be applied to many binding styles for artist books and contemporary fine bindings.

Materials will be supplied.

A list of what to bring will be provided following registration.

Raised Bands – 2016 issues on website

The 6 issues of Raised Bands published in 2016 can now be downloaded from the Canberra Craft Bookbinders Guild website.  Click on the Newsletter tab from the home page, scroll down and the covers of the newsletter will come into view.

Or copy this link into your web browser.

http://www.canberrabookbinders.org.au/news/newsletters/

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Workshop – Concertinas and gelatine printing

A day exploring the endless possibilities of concertina books and gelatine printing.

Saturday 11 November 2017,  9.00am – 5.00pm, in the Hall, Hughes Community Centre

Please register interest  [email protected]

Cost $110 ($70 for Guild members)

Skill level: Beginners

Participants will be guided through a number of techniques to create concertina books:

  • Making a gelatine printing plate
  • Printing processes with a gelatine plate
  • Combining prints into a concertina
  • Covering boards for concertina covers
  • Putting it all together to take home

 

 

 

Guild 16 25 Aug – 17 Sept

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An exhibition of recent works by Canberra Craft Bookbinders’ Guild members at Canberra Civic Library – Mezzanine Gallery.

33 works of fine, contemporary, sculptural, challenging hand bookbinding

Download Guild 16 Catalogue 7MB

The exhibition runs from Thursday 25 August – Saturday 17 September.

Civic Library opening hours – Monday to Friday 10am – 5.30pm Saturday 10am to 4pm