Hooked on Books
Are you bonkers for books? Kids, you will design and create your own unique books, which can be used for drawing, doodling, photos, poetry, writing stories, or anything you choose! You will be making fabulously fun books—some that pop-up, some that are sewn together, some that have pockets, some shaped like accordions. Explore the art of bookmaking and dabble in different decorating techniques like painting, stamping, beading, and collage to design your books. Take home at least 3 very special books.
Do you have summer secrets or stories to tell? Create different journals for writing or drawing your summer memories.
Create different kinds of books: some with pockets, some shaped like accordions and some sewn books.
Who says all books are flat? Create books that pop-up or pop-out adding a dimension.
Even if you have never used a needle, you will be successful at sewing these books. Learn different stitches to bind various books.
Create books that open like accordions. These books give the illusion of being small until they are opened up.
Learn how to make beautiful, new books using recycled materials and help keep the Vineyard green.
Books with Pockets
Pockets are perfect for keeping small treasures safe. Learn how to make different books that all have pockets.
Learn different techniques, like finding poems within a page, to transform old, discarded books into something wonderful and new.
Featherstone Center for the Arts
Instructor: Larissa Bernat
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