Japanese Bookbinding & Suminagashi Workshop

Japanese Bookbinding & Suminagashi Workshop

About This Class

What You Will Learn

  • Learn a variety of Japanese binding stitch techniques and patterns and create your very own books to take home
  • Learn simple Japanese stitch, Japanese stab binding, Hemp stitch and tortoise shell binding
  • Learn the art of Suminagashi (Japanese Marbling) creating your own beautiful marbled papers.

What You Get

  • All materials provided

Description

In this 3 hour workshop with Paperazzi Design studios resident paper artist, Michelle Lackenby,you’ll learn a variety of Japanese binding stitch techniques and patterns and create your very own books to take home.

The techniques covered include simple Japanese stitch, Japanese stab binding, Hemp stitch and tortoise shell binding. Each technique builds on the last and all notes and materials will be supplied so you can create your own set of soft cover books to take home. 

Michelle will demonstrate the art of Suminagashi, also known as Japanese Marbling, guiding you through the process step-by-step, before creating your own beautiful marbled papers. 

Come along and have a fun afternoon creating your very own handmade books combining Japanese binding and paper marbling techniques!. No experience necessary and all materials will be provided.

ABOUT PAPERAZZI DESIGN STUDIO

Michelle (Mitch) Lackenby is qualified and lectures in the areas of Advertising, Graphic Design/Art and Photography and has always been obsessed with pushing the boundaries of art and design within the realm of paper and bookbinding.

She has over 20 years industry experience in creative fields which lead to the opening of her own business specialising in artist services, design and workshops. As the creative Director of Paperazzi Design studio, Mitch oversees the branding, photo shoots, art/design direction for the business.

Mitch is also the resident Paper Artist for Paperazzi Design Studio where she collaborates with other artists and is currently working on the prototypes for their new product range.

http://www.paperazzidesignstudio.com.au/

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Aug 2017

Great workshop! Took home 4 completed notebooks, each with beautiful stitching that was taught to us in an easy to follow, enjoyable way.