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Meetings

Open to both members and the general public and involve presentations on a wide variety of topics and a sharing of ideas and projects:

On the second Wednesday of each month (September through June) from 6:30 to 8:30 pm,
at the Sandy Hill Community Centre, 250 Somerset Street East in Ottawa in the upstairs game room.

Programme and Meeting Minutes

Meeting, December 12, 2018

Join us for FOLD: a hands-on demonstration with Susan Pinard on 2 folded structures, one being a collapsible box from Hedi Kyle’s new book, The Art of the Fold. Bring your bonefolder and take your samples home! December 12th is also… Continue Reading →

Meeting, November 14, 2018

The presentation by Dan Plourde from Columbia Finishing Mills (Cornwall ON) starts at 6:30 p.m. sharp! November 14th is also the deadline to let Deidre know you are participating in the CBBAG Ottawa 2018-2019 Swap project. As always, bring your creations or… Continue Reading →

CBBAG Ottawa Valley SWAP Project 2018-2019

A swap is when participants prepare a number of elements, such as signatures, to exchange with one another. Each participant then “binds” their collection to form a single work. In order to foster creativity, the techniques, themes and rules vary… Continue Reading →

Meeting, October 10, 2018

This month’s programme consists of a talk by John Holmes, about his apprenticeship in bookbinding. Bring your creations or report on bookbinding activities during our show and tell. All are welcome, including non-members. Join us from 6:30 to 8:30 pm… Continue Reading →

Book Arts Challenge due December 12, 2018

This 2018-2019 season, we will be offering 3 challenges to inspire your creativity between September and June. At the September meeting, we picked out of the box challenge number 10: Buttonhole / Boutonnière. It is up to you to interpret… Continue Reading →

Meeting, September 12, 2018

Bring EVERYTHING you have worked on this summer!! This is your chance to show off your work and tell us all about anything book/art oriented that you did over the summer!! This month’s meeting will also be a chance to… Continue Reading →

Meeting, June 13, 2018 (AGM)

June is our year-end wrap-up, election of officers and planning session for next season’s programme. Bring your ideas and your energy, your monthly challenge item (Celebration), as well as your Show and Tell. June Meeting – AGM Year End report (Steve)… Continue Reading →

Monthly Challenge: May 2018

At the May meeting, we picked out of the box challenge number 9: Celebration. 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, May 9, 2018

This month’s programme consists of a talk: Artists’ Book Content by Larry Thompson. Last minute preparations for the Book Arts Show and Sale 2018, which will be help on May 12. Also bring your creations, including the results from April’s Book Arts Challenge –… Continue Reading →

Monthly Challenge: April 2018

At the April meeting, we picked out of the box challenge number 8: Creative closures. 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 →

Meeting, April 11, 2018

This month’s programme consists of a presentation on Gelli plate printing for book arts, with Anne Warburton. An update will be presented on the preparations for the Book Arts Show and Sale 2018, which will be help on May 12…. Continue Reading →

Monthly Challenge: March 2018

At the March meeting, we picked out of the box challenge number 7: Yellow. 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, March 14, 2018

This month’s programme consists of a presentation on the miniature book, with Susan Pinard. Bring your creations, including the results from February’s Book Arts Challenge – Indian Summer. Report on bookbinding activities by members. Check this site again after the meeting to… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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