Sunday, June 13, 2010

As promised, I am posting information about my first class as a free lance teacher on this blog. I am happy to announce ......

Beginning an Altered Book Journey
1 to 3 PM. July 10, 2010
At Stamps and More by Eleanor
2510 River Rd
Piedmont SC 29673
(exit 39 off I-85)
Ph. 864 295 2929
Toll free 877 296 2929
Cost $30
Call the store to reserve your seat
You will need to pack
A book to alter (more about how to choose a book in another post)
Basic tool Kit of
ruler (Tim Holtz ruler recommended)
personal paper trimmer
craft knife with fresh blades
cutting mat
double sided tape
paper awl
bone folder
large eye needle
All other tools will be provided along with a class kit of materials to use in the book.
In this class you will learn how to evaluate books for altering, how to prepare the book, a variety of techniques for creating layouts and interesting features for your pages and some methods for creating covers that give a clue to the theme of the book.
You will receive your class kit containing materials for your pages, a handout with instructions for the techniques you will practice in class, information about how to evaluate books for altering, and a list of publications you will find useful as you continue your creative journey in altered books.

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