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19R234L-A - Lily's Book: A Charming Canvas Book with Pockets
August 22-23, 2019
Thursday-Friday, 9am-4pm
Leighanna Light

19R234L-A - Lily's Book: A Charming Canvas Book with Pockets

19R234L-A - Lily's Book: A Charming Canvas Book with Pockets

Create a sweet sturdy book made entirely out of canvas and embellishments. You will learn basic bookbinding skills, and we will experiment with texture gels, gesso, plaster, molding paste, and ink to create fabulous backgrounds and pages. The book starts out at approximately 5”x7”, but can be much larger after we add embellishments. The canvas pages make it a hardy, durable book that can travel far and survive your most adventurous trips. We will fill it with secret compartments and pockets, perfect for your souvenirs and writing, providing a safe place to keep your writing that you may not want to share with the world. I love to show off my art journals, but I find that this sometimes prevents me from writing all that I want to say. Now you can write your heart out and still have a gorgeous art book to show to your friends!

This is a fun, intense class with multiple steps, techniques, and supplies. A whole lot of love and work goes into this book, but you will leave with a gorgeous art book that will be treasured for years to come.

Materials fee covers needles, waxed linen thread, fibers, cheesecloth, textured mesh, sandpaper, waxed paper, pockets, lace and ephemera, as well as use of instructor’s hand-carved stamps, tools, and other consumables.

Level: Beginner and above

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Please read the supply list NOW and collect your supplies early. You may have to order some things online, so please allow plenty of time for this. I do not sell extra supplies in class. You may not be able to complete the project in class if you do not bring what is listed on the supply list. If you have trouble finding anything, or if you have any questions, please contact me at least two week prior to class at leighannalight@gmail.com.

Tuition $270
Materials Fee $20 (payable to instructor at class time)

Meet the Instructor: Leighanna Light

This workshop is part of Art Adventure. For more info on this event click the link under Retreats in the right-hand panel.

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