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17C253A - Spiral Bound Journals

August 25, 2017
Friday, 9am-noon
Nancy Akerly

17C253A - Spiral Bound Journals

Using some basic bookbinding techniques, we can bind at least three different spiral bound journals in this half day class. We will use both bookboard and matboard, covered and colored with beautiful papers and embellished with all kinds of wonderful things, from ribbons to charms to various findings. There are so many variations, as many as there are creators of these wonderful books - use them for dream journals, gratitude journals, scrapbooks, travel memories and sketches, photo albums, or guestbooks for weddings and anniversaries. Unlimited possibilities!

Level: Novice and above

Student Supply List:
Please bring self healing cutting mat, utility knife, 18" non slip metal ruler, 1" foam brush, pencil, scissors, bone folder, unscented baby wipes, paper towels.
Instructor has duplicates of most of these tools and will bring extras if students email her in advance at Bring your own special papers, ribbon, embellishments and treasures to personalize your book.

Tuition $55
Materials Fee $ 20

Nancy Akerly is a Door County paper artist who has taught paper arts throughout the Midwestern United States, in Germany and Taiwan. When she first created her business, Liberty Grove Paper Arts, she taught mainly Origami and Box Making, or Cartonnage. That soon led to picking up a life long enthusiasm for bookbinding and book arts - which led to paper marbling and paste paper to use in the creation of her boxes and books. She has taught at Rhinelander School of the Arts, The Clearing, Peninsula Art School, The Miller Art Museum, Sievers Fiber Art School, and for numerous Art Guilds and private groups throughout the Midwest. Her work has been shown in numerous galleries, including the Hardy Gallery, and The Miller Art Museum but her main love is teaching others to create their own masterpiece of functional art. And her teaching philosophy is "If we are not having fun, we're doing it wrong!"

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