Arts

Arts workshops at the San Francisco Center for the Book are the creative heart of bookmaking –  where concept, materials, form and content come together. You'll find courses on varying approaches for creating an artist's book, the many art processes to capture your vision, and structures to spark your imagination.

Workshops: Arts
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Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, December 3, 2020, 5:00 PM
End: Thursday, December 3, 2020, 7:00 PM
Stephanie Jucker

Discover how to make decorative gift wrap and tags using easy to find materials and simple printing techniques.

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Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, December 5, 2020, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, December 6, 2020, 12:00 PM
Solange Roberdeau

Learn to apply metal leaf to paper, wood and stone as a compositional element.

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Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, December 6, 2020, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, December 6, 2020, 3:00 PM
Judi Tentor

Encore session added! Scroll down!

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Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Monday, December 7, 2020, 4:00 PM
End: Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 6:00 PM
Orlie Kapitulnik

Create your own quarantine print shop in this introductory soft block carving class!

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Arts
Sessions: 6
Start: Friday, December 11, 2020, 5:00 PM
End: Sunday, December 20, 2020, 12:00 PM
Shawn Sheehy

This workshop removes the restraint of FLAT from the codex page. Imagine binding drawer-like boxes into a sort of book block, complete with its own cabinet-like case. Inside each of these boxes will be something mechanical made from paper. In this workshop you will learn to build just such a Cabinet of Paper Mechanical Curiosities.

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Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, December 13, 2020, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, December 13, 2020, 3:30 PM
Steph Rue

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Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, December 15, 2020, 3:00 PM
End: Tuesday, December 15, 2020, 5:00 PM
Bettina Pauly

Learn to create great images using a simple stencil in this introductory workshop.

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Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Thursday, January 7, 2021, 4:00 PM
End: Thursday, January 14, 2021, 5:30 PM
Tim Svenonius

Learn principles and practices for tapping into your creative flow and maintaining a drawing journal habit.

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Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, January 10, 2021, 10:30 AM
End: Sunday, January 10, 2021, 12:30 PM
Judi Tentor

Learn how to use this historic alternative photographic process to create multiple prints from hand drawn negatives and photograms from your chosen objects.

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Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, January 10, 2021, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, January 10, 2021, 3:30 PM
Steph Rue

Learn how to piece together paper scraps to create a patchwork of art based on the method and design of bojagi, traditional Korean wrapping cloths.

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Arts
Sessions: 3
Start: Friday, January 22, 2021, 5:00 PM
End: Sunday, January 24, 2021, 4:00 PM
Shawn Sheehy

Can't get no "satisfaction"? This movables workshop will help!

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