Your Creative DNA: Artists' Books and Process

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Saturday June 8

10:00 AM  –  4:00 PM


with Brad Thomas
Sat-Sun, June 8 & 9; 10am-4pm

$195 (10% discount for MCBA members) + $50 supply fee
Certificate: 12 hours, Category D

Draw upon your personal history to inform and propel new creations. Spontaneity, improvisation, and experimentation are central to the process. Together, as a class, explore strategies to get over the (sometimes) daunting hurdle of getting started. Utilizing basic bookbinding techniques, construct a personalized book and learn a variety of approaches to fill it with personal narratives and the unexpected. While the books will certainly be stand-alone works of art, we will draw upon the content to develop additional pieces during the class. Painting, drawing, collage, acrylic gel medium transfers, and basic book construction will all be integrated into the book projects.

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