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1378New Offerings at Backspace Bookarts in Scenic Venice, CA

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  • Marcia Moore
    Feb 10, 2006
      Things have been moving right along at Backspace. People have been
      dropping in for Late Wednesdays and making a variety of unique and
      eccentric books and other objects. We hope you'll stop by too.

      This month In the Gallery
      "Book Works from New Roads School"

      View a diverse group of book works from the students of New Roads
      School. See what a high energy student group can come up with on a
      variety of subjects. Be inspired.

      Join us for the opening reception, Saturday, February 18 2:00pm to
      Cookies will be served.

      Marcia Moore marcia@...
      Backspace Book Arts

      New Class Offerings

      Who Can Resist?
      Sunday February 19, 2006
      Learn various resist techniques enabling book artists of all levels
      to create wonderful painted papers to use in books.
      All materials provided.
      Taught by Marcia Moore. $85 per person.

      Coming in March

      Saturday March 18, 2006
      Letterpress Basics
      This is a great all-in-one introduction to letterpress printing - for
      the beginner or someone who has not printed in quite a while. We'll
      be using a tabletop platen press to create a portfolio of postcards.
      Printing basics will be reviewed, including press set up and
      operation, locking up type in the chase, inking, printing reliefs and
      printing from plates. This class is a great chance to learn by
      doing. Other press
      and general shop issues will also be covered including: changing ink
      colors, cleaning the press, and redistributing type.
      Limited class size. All materials provided.
      Taught by Marcia Brown. $100 per person.

      Wednesday Night's 6:30 to 9pm, March 5 to April 9
      Basics of Bookbinding for Book Artists
      This series of short classes teaches everything you need to know to
      design and build your own handmade artists' books. From measuring to
      sewing, gluing to layout, techniques will be covered in easily
      digested parts over the course of 6 sessions. Advanced techniques,
      as well as a refinement of the basics, will also be demonstrated.
      This class is perfect for anyone who wants to learn to make their own
      books, whether for one project, a hobby, or everyday.
      All materials and tools provided.
      Taught by Marcia Moore. $300 per person