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‘My City, My Town, My Village’, an exhibition by the Ottawa-Gatineau Printmakers’ Connective

Ottawa-Gatineau Printmakers’ Connective / Collectif des artists graveurs d’Ottawa-Gatineau ‘My City, My Town, My Village’ ‘Ma ville, mon village’ February 27 to April 22, 2018 At The Green Door restaurant 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., everyday except Mondays 198 Main Street,… Continue Reading →

Book conservator thinks big with micro creations

Book conservator thinks big with micro creations An article by Erin McCracken, published on December 27, 2017.  In Kanata Kourier-Standard on December 28, 2017, pp. 22-23.

Kyla Ubbink, who has worked in book and paper conservation and restoration for 17 years, crafts some of the smallest books in Ottawa. Read the article to find out more.

Download 2,500 Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Library of Congress

Now You Can Download 2,500 Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Library of Congress

An article by Diana Shi, published on June 18, 2017.  In Creators, a Vice Magazine channel, https://creators.vice.com.

The Library of Congress’s expansive digitization efforts makes more art available to a larger public.

Monthly Challenge: February 2018

At the February meeting, we picked out of the box challenge number 6: Indian Summer. It is up to you to interpret it any way you like and use it to produce a book arts related work. We’d love to… Continue Reading →

NEW!!
CBBAG Ottawa Valley
Studio Day

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Come and work on a book arts project of your choice in the company of other like-minded individuals. Bring everything you need to work on a project of your choice, as well as lunch and snacks and… Continue Reading →

Marbling the Professional Way

Friday, March 9 and Saturday, March 10 This two-day course will teach all the basics of paper marbling — you will leave with a good stack of beautiful marbled designs. You will work with tanks using up to 11″x14” paper…. Continue Reading →

Meeting, February 14, 2018

This month’s programme consists of a talk with Spicers, Papers for Book Artists and Book Binders. Spicers Canada is a leading distributor of commercial print and business papers, specialty products, graphic solutions, sign & display media, and industrial packaging products…. Continue Reading →

LIVRES D’ARTISTES AU PORTAGE (appel de dossiers)

[information provided in French only] Le collectif Hétéroclite invite les artistes professionnels de partout à participer à la 4e biennale de Livres d’artistes au Portage qui aura lieu les 28, 29, 30 septembre 2018 à Notre-Dame-du-Portage. Vous trouverez tous les… Continue Reading →

BIBLIOPHORIA V – Call for Entries

Sebastopol Center for the Arts International Juried Book Art Exhibition June 22 – July 29, 2018 Juror Macy Chadwick Call for artwork related to “the book”. We see the book as a point of departure. handmade artist’s books, using traditional… Continue Reading →

Bringing Wood Type into the 21st Century

https://create.adobe.com/2017/12/27/bringing_wood_type_i.html An article by Angela Riechers, Adobe Create Magazine, December 27, 2017

Give a handcrafted feel to digital design with fonts that began in wood.

Book Arts Show and Sale 2018

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. Glebe Community Centre, 175 Third Avenue, Ottawa. As usual it is open to the public and admission is free! Mark your calendars NOW and tell your friends and family about our… Continue Reading →

Bookbinding I

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, April 6, 7, 8 and 20, 21, 22, 2018 This 6-day CBBAG foundation course introduces the variety of tools, materials and techniques fundamental to hand-bookbinding. The course will start with the making of a simple pamphlet and… Continue Reading →

Sewing Text Blocks

Saturday, February 10, 2018 How many ways can you sew a text block together you ask? Well, sew many that we cannot cover them all in one day, but we can try! Come for a day of sewing, nothing but… Continue Reading →

Monthly Challenge: January 2018

At the January meeting, we picked out of the box challenge number 5: cats. It is up to you to interpret it any way you like and use it to produce a book arts related work. We’d love to see… Continue Reading →

Meeting, January 10, 2018

This month’s programme consists of a hands-on demo and do of the themed structure, with Susan Pinard. Please bring glue or double sided tape, a knife, cutting mat and bone folder. Bring your creations, including the results from December’s Book Arts Challenge –… Continue Reading →

Monthly Challenge: December 2017

At the December meeting, we picked out of the box challenge number 4: Headbands. Also known as endbands, these are used in bookbinding not just on one’s head. It is up to you to interpret it any way you like… Continue Reading →

Meeting, December 13, 2017

This month’s programme includes two activities: Hands On Demo and Do: Themed structure, with Susan Pinard. Please bring glue or double sided tape, a knife, cutting mat and bone folder.​ The Annual December Garage Sale:  Search your stash! One bookbinder’s trash… Continue Reading →

BOUND Book Arts Fair

Saturday, December 2, 2017 Limited edition books, artists’ books, prints, broadsides, cards, ephemera and more … 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Arts and Letters Club, Great Hall 14 Elm Street, Toronto (near Yonge and Dundas)

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