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Emily Martin: Pop-ups and Moveables are older than you think

online via Zoom

Movable elements can be found in books as early as the 13th Century. Lift flaps and volvelles were used in religious texts to chronicle pilgrimages and calculate dates for religious holidays. Over time movables, pop-ups and movable sculptural book forms have been used for a variety of purposes from education to entertainment, scholarly texts to...

Midori Kunikata-Cockram: Hakochitsu (box case) Fully booked

Ground Floor Hall, Congregational Chapel, Kelly Street, Kentish Town, London Ground Floor Hall, Congregational Chapel, Kelly Street, Kentish Town, London, United Kingdom

The style of box provides ideal storage for various sizes and shapes of books and papers. The basic construction is a wraparound enclosure with a four sided box. This is a two-day workshop. Please ensure you can attend both dates. Materials cost: £37 for the Material Kit. Tools list will be provided March 2024. Instructor...

Glenn Malkin: An Introduction to Decorative Techniques in Contemporary Bookbinding

Ground Floor Hall, Congregational Chapel, Kelly Street, Kentish Town, London Ground Floor Hall, Congregational Chapel, Kelly Street, Kentish Town, London, United Kingdom

In this practical demonstration Glenn will show a range of techniques used in contemporary bookbinding to decorate leather or cloth covers. He will talk about airbrushing, spraying and sprinkling to add colour to designs. Leather onlay techniques will be demonstrated as will impressed leather to create texture and pattern. And whilst he won’t talk in...