category Workshops

Bookbinding I

This fun, six day introductory course on bookbinding will guide students from simple pamphlet bindings to completing two hardcover books. Fridays to Sundays, October 27-29 and November 3-5, 2023, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This workshop is an introduction to… Continue Reading →

Relief Block Printing with Linoleum

Learn to carve relief blocks (or “drawing with light”) and print them by hand and with a press. Saturday and Sunday, September 23-24, 2023, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Students will explore the graphic possibilities of relief printmaking on linoleum,… Continue Reading →

Cascade Bookmaking Workshop

Saturday June 3rd, 2023 – 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Create an exciting mind-boggling book! Join CBBAG-Ottawa Valley for a fun, casual workshop day and learn to make a cascading/exploding book. This is an interesting yet simple structure to learn,… Continue Reading →

Letterpress 101 – The Power of Print

A 2-day workshop Saturday and Sunday, May 27-28, 2023 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Walk in the footsteps of Gutenberg in discovering the power of letterpress printing using movable type from the collection of the Book Arts Lab. Learn to… Continue Reading →

Care & Handling of Books

An Evening with a Conservator June 8th, 6 to 8 p.m. Carleton University’s MacOdrum Library Room 252 and Book Arts Lab Christine McNair, Conservator with the Canadian Conservation Institute will share on: The History of conservation and books as evidence… Continue Reading →

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