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
Type Title Instructor Summary Status
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, July 29, 2021, 4:00 PM
End: Thursday, July 29, 2021, 7:00 PM
Laimah Osman

Learn to use paper lithography, also known as gum arabic transfer, to print both text and images.

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Arts
Sessions: 3
Start: Friday, July 30, 2021, 5:00 PM
End: Sunday, August 1, 2021, 4:00 PM
Shawn Sheehy

The third class in the series: adapt classic pop-up structures to make YOUR OWN novel structures, and bind them up with a scroll-like technique.

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Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 6:00 PM
End: Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 9:00 PM
Meri Brin

Learn the ins-and-outs of the Risograph, a marriage of silkscreen meeting photocopier. In this class you’ll create and edition print a 2-4 color poster.

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Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Thursday, August 5, 2021, 4:00 PM
End: Thursday, August 12, 2021, 6:00 PM
Rea de Guzman

Apply and layer image transfers onto a variety of art projects in this intermediate level workshop.

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Arts
Sessions: 4
Start: Saturday, August 7, 2021, 10:00 AM
End: Saturday, August 28, 2021, 12:00 PM
Pietro Accardi

All that you need to know about Western paper marbling - from home!

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Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, August 21, 2021, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, August 21, 2021, 5:30 PM
Ann Miller

Drawn to lettering and design? In this workshop you will pattern with punctuation, boil letters down to the bare essentials and get to know the full range of potential of dots and lines so that these marks contribute to your message and are never left to chance.

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Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, August 22, 2021, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, August 22, 2021, 5:00 PM
Stephanie Jucker

Transform a board book into a handmade art book using collage, acrylic techniques, and stamping.

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Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, September 8, 2021, 4:00 PM
End: Wednesday, September 8, 2021, 6:00 PM
Stephanie Jucker

Create a little handmade pop-up book nestled in a tin.

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