august, 2021

10aug(aug 10)6:00 pm31(aug 31)8:00 pmBookmaking: A 4wk Class w/ Susan VitaliEvent Type :Multi-week Class


Event Details

Day: Tuesdays, August 10 – 31, 2021
Time: 6-8pm
Teaching Artist: Susan Vitali
Cost: $225 for Redux Members / $280 for NonMembers JOIN NOW!
Ages: 14+


Spend 4 weeks exploring techniques of bookmaking with studio artist Susan Vitali. During “Bookmaking” we will gain further knowledge with various types of book forms. Students will learn how to create blank sketchbooks as well as decorated journals in a variety of sizes and shapes. We will learn stab-binding, accordion folding, making a book with triangle pages from one sheet of paper, and much more.

Materials List (ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED however you may bring your own supply):
 Sharp knife with extra blades (Exacto)
 Bone folder
 Pencil and eraser
 Ruler
 Large eye needle
 Linen thread. (Can substitute embroidery thread or sewing
thread doubled.)
 ¼” or 1/8 th inch colored ribbon
 Two glue sticks
 White or clear school glue (Archival PVC glue, optional)
 8.5” x 11” copy paper (50 sheets) or similar colored paper or
sketchbook paper
 Decorative paper (could be origami, scrapbooking, gift wrap,
used books, handmade paper, recycled packaging, wallpaper)
 Embellishments: stickers, ribbons, washi tape, photos, etc.
 Card-board (2-3 cereal boxes or similar) or book board
 Scissors

 Scrapbooking paper cutter
 Self-healing cutting mat
 Triangle Ruler
 Bookbinding awl or push pin
 Markers or colored pencils
 Paint brush to apply liquid glue
 2 sheets wax paper about 12” off roll
 Two-sided tape

No experience necessary.


10 (Tuesday) 6:00 pm - 31 (Tuesday) 8:00 pm


Redux Contemporary Art Center

1056 King Street

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