Wow. I have not done one of these Worktable Wednesday posts in quite a while! I wish I had some work in progress to show you, but my table has been used for a different reason lately.The Focus on Book Arts conference is a month away. My original session of Three
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Now through June 10th, the Focus on Book Arts conference has a Faculty-Staff Exhibit at the Collins Gallery of the Central Library in downtown Portland, Oregon. My artist's book/game hybrid, You Can't Take it with You, will be part of the exhibition.I'm so honored to have my work shown alongside such a spectacular group of artists.
As I announced back in November, I'm teaching a workshop at the Focus on Book Arts conference this June. I'm still pinching myself.Well, imagine my surprise when I found out that my workshop had filled up two days after registration opened! More pinching.And then I was contacted about teaching another session of
I got this in the mail yesterday:Oh.my.goodness. It's really, really happening now.I'm teaching at the Focus on Book Arts (FOBA) conference in June!Yeah, yeah, yeah, I've announced this before. I'm just so thrilled and excited to be teaching at a conference I've attended and loved for years - it just continues to
I am very excited to finally announce that I'll be teaching a workshop at the 2017 Focus on Book Arts conference! I would have written about it sooner, but honestly, I couldn't believe that it was actually happening.I tossed ideas around for weeks and agonized over my proposal before submitting it.
Today I attacked my first unfinished project - a book sewn on cords from a workshop with Patty Grass at the 2007 Focus on Book Arts conference. This one has long plagued me - eight and a half years of unfinished-ness.The book's time had come - I opened up the
Today was the third day of Karen's workshop and we were busy!We started out by drilling holes in our boards - these would be used later for lacing on our text blocks.Next, we frayed out the ends of the cords on our text blocks to remove lumps.We used a 1/4"
I realized that I forgot to show you a picture of Karen's awesome resource booklet for the girdle book workshop. It's actually rather insane - check this out: We started the day off by sewing primary endbands on our textblocks. We stiffened up the core cord with PVA to make it
I just finished my first day of Karen Hanmer's workshop, Medieval on the Go: The Girdle Book. This is the third workshop I've taken with Karen at the Focus on Book Arts conference (not all this time around). I guess I like her! The girdle book is a bit of an
Registration for the Focus on Book Arts conference opened up this week and I’m thrilled that I can now say that I’m going! I was afraid to commit to saying it until I had the registration confirmation. This will be my fifth time attending the conference. Not surprisingly, a number of