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On Friday, April 26th, from 6:00 to 9:00pm, we're celebrating our new home at 375 Rhode Island Street. Come and join us for demos and hands-on activities with many of our fantastic instructors! This is a free event, so be sure to stop by with your friends to kick off your weekend with some fun and creativity. More information can be found below, and be sure to RSVP here or share this event on Facebook!
Letterpress Printing with Leigh McLellan
Learn how our Vandercook cylinder presses work and then print your very own keepsake to take home with you!
Scratch Film Printing with James Tucker
Scratch your own designs into special film, and then work with James to turn your scratchings into printing plates and art on one of our printing presses!
Platen Press Printing Demo with Meredith Hudson
Not sure exactly what a platen press is or what it does? Then be sure to visit this demo with Meredith to see our amazing platen presses (like the one on the left) in action!
Maze Bookmaking with Nina Zeininger-Byrne
Learn about this unique three-dimensional book structure and practice making one yourself!
Advanced Binding Demo with Juliayn Coleman
Watch an expert bookbinder in action as she demonstrates advanced bookmaking techniques.
Small and Scrappy Demo with Judy Serebrin
Learn how tiny little books like the ones on the right can be made with just a few scraps of paper.
Artist Trading Cards with Courtney Cerruti
In this hands-on activity, Courtney will show you how to stamp, staple, collage, stitch and draw on baseball-sized cards that can be traded with artists worldwide.
Collage, History and Technique with Taun Relihan
Because collage and other art techniques of collecting and assembling evoke the working of the mysterious in the process of creativity, viewers, as well as artists themselves, are often profoundly moved by the beauty and meaning found in collage. In this short session, learn about the history of this technique and explore one of Taun's works-in-progress.
Hand Lettering Names with Billy Hutchinson
Hand lettering is one of SFCB's most popular classes, and this is the perfect chance to see our talented instructor in action and walk away with a little keepsake!
|San Francisco Center for the Book | 375 Rhode Island Street San Francisco CA 94103 | 415-565-0545|