Thursday, April 16, 2009

One space left in the Altered Book Class this weekend

This Saturday
April 18th 10:30-4:30

Come and play as we give new life to the page.
This introductory workshop will teach you the basic skills you need to create your own altered book and offers an opportunity to explore your muse and to give new life to a discarded object.

Cost is $40
materials list for this class

1 or 2 old hardcover books- something that fits comfortably in your hand. Spine should be in good condition, inside and out

Adhesives:
Uhu glue stick (or similar acid free brand)
Golden Regular Gel Medium (Matte)
Clear Liquid Nails or similar heavy duty glue (like E600)
PVA glue (optional)
Double sided tape
Cutting tools: Scissors
Utility knife/craft knife with new blades
Hole punch (optional)
Bonefolder or old credit card (for smoothing sheets)
Ruler
Paint brushes
Assorted favorite paints and glazes (I really like Golden products)
Embellishments (such as)
Rusty things
Buttons and beads
Fabric scraps
Old paper and other ephemera
Assorted images and old photos for collage
Rubber stamping materials

Other Optional supplies to bring if you have them
Eyelet tool
Pliers
Wire
Texturing materials (waxed paper, aluminum foil, sponges, bubble wrap)
Heat gun

at ARTIST MEDIUM
the hardware store for artists
300 Cornerstone Drive
Williston, VT
802-879-1236

1 comment:

marsha said...

Lorraine, My friend Aramie would like to come to this workshop....I have been working steadily and would like to join her...so could make room for two of us...she doesn't drive and lives in burlington...and I will promise not to take up lots of energy...now I have some very specific questions.. and Ihave finished two, and am working on a third...

Let me know.. mcamp@uvm.edu...
I was in williston the other week and used your poetry book for my first try..

thanks. m