Book Arts at the Library
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Teaching Artist Cassandra Gunkel
No experience necessary. Bring your ideas for a book, or borrow ours. Session 1: Origami Books Paint & design paper Learn to create numerous soft cover and hard cover books Design a memory album to take home
Session 2: Altered book clutch or stash Use cast off library books and fabric to create a modern book clutch or safehold.
Session 3: create an Altered Art and Poetry Book, using “found text” as poetry and drawing and printed images.
Session 4. Book Art display for library
Work to create a public display of ways to play with books. Learn to be a proper “curator,” stage an exhibit, create text and visuals for an eye-grabbing display. Of course, loan a few of your own art works for viewing! Exhibit will be hosted by the Northampton Township Public Library.