A day exploring the endless possibilities of concertina books and gelatine printing.
Saturday 11 November 2017, 9.00am – 5.00pm, in the Hall, Hughes Community Centre
Please register interest email@example.com
Cost $110 ($70 for Guild members)
Skill level: Beginners
Participants will be guided through a number of techniques to create concertina books:
- Making a gelatine printing plate
- Printing processes with a gelatine plate
- Combining prints into a concertina
- Covering boards for concertina covers
- Putting it all together to take home
The National Library of Australia (NLA) have digitised the catalogue. View only.
View only through NLA Trove here.
Available in hardcopy.
Canberra Craft Bookbinders’ Guild
The World of Small Books
With special thanks to Stephen Byrne UK and Jim Brogan USA for allowing some of their collections to travel across the seas
Mezzanine Gallery, Civic Library
London Circuit, Canberra City
Mon – Fri 10.00am – 5.30pm ● Sat: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Bookarts were commissioned by Andrew Forrest to make this work, which is on display at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra.
9 February – 25 March 2017
CRAFT ACT: CRAFT AND DESIGN CENTRE
In association with 2017 Australian National Conference of Bookbinders
The best work of international bookbinders paired with the best work of Australia’s established bookbinders and ‘rising stars’ to change perceptions
about the craft of bookbinding and to demonstrate how traditional craft skills can be used to produce dynamic and vibrant contemporary works.
An exhibition of recent works by Canberra Craft Bookbinders’ Guild members at Canberra Civic Library – Mezzanine Gallery.
33 works of fine, contemporary, sculptural, challenging hand bookbinding
Download Guild 16 Catalogue 7MB
The exhibition runs from Thursday 25 August – Saturday 17 September.
Civic Library opening hours – Monday to Friday 10am – 5.30pm Saturday 10am to 4pm