Shawn Sheehy – Movable Magic: The Animating Binding

Workshop Description: In the 1960’s, Bronx-based Child Guidance Books published a series that exploits a unique mechanical approach to animation: a self-pulling mechanism— integrated into the binding—that causes figures to dance on the page without apparent means. Wouldn’t you like…

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Sarah Matthews – Block Printed Flag Books

Workshop Description: Join us for an immersive three days, discovering the captivating fusion of block printing and bookbinding. This creative journey empowers you to craft sculptural books that uniquely tell your story. Experience the meditative process of carving unique blocks,…

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Eline Lipkin – Writing in the Blanks

Workshop Description: This class is for anyone who has wondered what to put inside their beautiful, yet blank, book and who wants to jumpstart their writing. Through generative writing exercises, students will be exposed to poetic forms such as the…

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Robert Choe-Henderson – Hanji: Hand and Vat

Workshop Description: HANJI: VAT AND HAND is an immersive Korean papermaking workshop designed to introduce hanji (Korean handmade paper), its history, production, and versatility. Learn two papermaking techniques: webal tteugi ( single-scoop method; indigenous to Korea) and ssangbal tteugi, (twin…

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Pietro Accardi – Secretary Box

Workshop Description: The secretary box features one large bottom drawer, two recessed diagonal drawers, and three niches within a hatch top opening. The box is entirely covered with marbled fabric, dimensions: 10 inches wide, 7 inches deep, and 6 inches…

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