Judith Hoffman will be teaching "Metal Techniques for Book Artists" at
Cubberly, in Palo Alto, California. The class meets from 10 to 1 on
Saturdays, beginning April 9, ending June 18. There will be no class May
14th. Download the class schedule at http://www.paenjoy.org/.
"Metal Techniques for Book Artists" covers making books with materials
like copper, brass, plexiglas and formica. You will learn to use the
jeweler's saw and flex shaft. Several simple bindings will be covered,
also rivets, and other cold connection techniques. These are basically
jewelry techniques, adapted for book making. These techniques also work
well on Davey board and altered book covers.
There is a gallery of student work at:
This class is perfect for people looking for new ways to add found
objects to their books, and for people who are pack rats.
artist's books, metalwork and jewelry
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