Sarah Matthews – Block Printed Flag Books: A Creative Fusion

Instructor: Sarah Matthews

Number of Days: 3 Days Skill Level: All levels Material fee: $50 Maximum Number of Student: 15

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, bringing your vision to life. Explore inking techniques, creating beautiful prints with professional precision. Discover the flag book structure, crafting your personalized masterpiece with colors and patterns. Add delightful embellishments to reflect your creativity. Bring your curiosity and artistic spirit! Unleash your creativity and create something special!

Materials/equipment to be provided by students:

Apron, Bonefolder, 12” Ruler, 9 x 12 Cutting Mat, Utility Knife or Xacto Knife, Scissors, Power Grip Carving Tools or Speedball Linocut tools.

Materials Provided by Instructor:

Paper, Bookboard, Block Printing Ink, UHU Glue Sticks, Lino Carving Tools, Lino/blocks for carving Prerequisites: 

Instructor Bio:

Sarah Matthews is a skilled printmaker and book artist with a background in art and business. She holds an MA in Art & the Book and an MBA with a Marketing Concentration. Her works have been exhibited internationally and are part of prestigious collections at institutions such as Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Mrs. Matthews is a dedicated educator, teaching at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) and various art centers. Website: