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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)

Monthly Challenge: November 2017

At the November meeting, we picked out of the box challenge number 3: Greetings Cards. Truly, this was not “arranged”! It is up to you to interpret it any way you like and use it to produce a book arts… Continue Reading →

From Sketchbook to Block: Transferring Images to Cut from Linoleum Blocks

Saturday, December 9, 2017 Learn various techniques in transferring images to blocks along with drawing and cutting strategies to produce linocuts for hand printing. Lino block printing has been done for over a hundred years, a continuum of wood engraving… Continue Reading →

Meeting, November 8, 2017

This month’s programme is a Talk with Hugh Barclay. Hugh will speak about several books that he has published. He will discuss some of the interesting books, backgrounds, authors and the illustrations that he has used, along with sharing his… Continue Reading →

CANADA 150
A CBBAG Ottawa Book Arts Exhibition

1-24 November 2017 At the Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Boulevard, Ottawa, Ontario CBBAG Ottawa is pleased to announce that it has opened two Book Arts Exhibitions at the Shenkman Arts Centre in Orleans that will run from the first… Continue Reading →

Gaspereau Press
Wayzgoose 2017
Trip Report

AUTUMN IS THE SEASON FOR MIGRATION and every autumn for the past sixteen years, book lovers, private press and letterpress printers, as well as graphic designers, make a migration to the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia to attend Gaspereau Press’s… Continue Reading →

Miniature Leather Bound: A New Structure

Saturday & Sunday, January 13-14, 2018 This course is open to students who haven’t yet worked with leather. Basics of leather work will be covered excluding paring as its not necessary for these structures. Each student will work on two… Continue Reading →

Boxes and Other Enclosures

Saturday, November 11, 2017 Now that you have made some beautiful books, (or at least own a few) learn how to make a box/encloser to protect them! Enclosers need to fit your treasured item properly so as not to cause… Continue Reading →

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