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DIY Printmaking @ The Columbia Art Center in Columbia, MD

For ages 10-14: Mondays, October 15-November 5, 5-6:30pm (four sessions)

Explore a variety of printmaking techniques and learn to create prints, your own cards, and custom notebooks with decorated papers that can be used throughout the year.

Bookbinding 2 @ Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, MD

Saturdays, October 23rd thru November 6th at 7 PM (three sessions)

Apply introductory bookbinding skills to the creation of three books. Examine a short history and the fundamentals of: Japanese stab and Coptic stitch binding, along with flag book techniques. Identify future projects to utilize tools and skills.

Sintra Printed Flag Book @ Pyramid Atlantic in Hyattsville, MD

Saturday, October 27th from 11AM to 5PM & Sunday, October 28th from 2 PM to 5 PM (two sessions)

Create a one-of-a-kind, sculptural book that is deceptively simple but has infinite possibilities. This stunning structure was created by Hedi Kyle for her book, April Diary. In this hands-on workshop, you will print 3-5 images with Sintra to use in the creation of your flag book. The first day will be focused on printing, and the second day will be focused on assembling the books.

Zine Party: Make & Trade @ The Root Studio in Columbia, MD

Saturday, November 3rd at 11 AM (one session)

A zine, short for fanzine, is a self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images produced by “fans” of a particular cultural phenomenon (such as a literary or musical genre) for the pleasure of others who share their interest. Join us for a fun workshop making zines with a photocopier, magazine & newspaper clippings, sharpies, and scissors. Students will learn how to collate, print, & bind 5 books (3 to keep and 2 to trade). 

Print & Play @ The Root Studio in Columbia, MD

Saturday, November 10th at 11 AM (one session)

Want to fuel your passion for all things handmade? Sarah Matthews will show you how to take found objects to experiment in relief, monoprint, and collagraph printmaking methods.  The goal is to jump right into printmaking and play.  All participants will leave the workshop with a minimum of (5) finished art prints ready for framing.

Intro to Bookbinding @ Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, MD

Explore bookbinding techniques easily adapted for uses such as travel memoirs, artist's sketch books or family photos. Develop layout skills and practice three bookbinding techniques. Complete three hand-bound books.