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An Interview with Susan Lowdermilk

An Interview With Susan Lowdermilk Susan  is a book artist and printmaker working in traditional processes such as woodcut, wood engraving and intaglio etching as well as in digital media. Her recent artist’s book projects involve movable parts, pop-ups and LED … Continue reading

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PSBA Mini-workshop: Fundamentals of Handmade Books

Are you new to PSBA?  Want to know more about basic book structure?  Want a place to start?  Look no further!  Just in time for the launch of the Annual Members’ Exhibition, we are offering a mini – workshop in … Continue reading

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Workshop: Collapsible/Flexible Book Structures with Helen Hiebert

Workshop: Collapsible/Flexible Book Structures: Paper Balloons, Tubes & Vessels with Helen Hiebert May 11 & 12: Wednesday & Thursday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Class Fee $195 (PSBA Members)/ $220 (non members) All skill levels are welcome, beginning to advanced. … Continue reading

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Two-Day Workshop: Sketchbooks Plan and Action with Timothy Ely

Two-Day Workshop Sketchbooks: Plan and Action with Timothy Ely Saturday, April 16th 2016 & Sunday, April 17th 2016 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 701 Opera Alley Tacoma, WA 98402 (Down the hall from Fibers Etc.) The sketchbook can serve as a planner, recording … Continue reading

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Workshop: Windows into Spring with Jocelyn Curry

Windows into Spring: The Art of Fenestration for Book and Paper Artists A Workshop by Jocelyn Curry Saturday, March 19th 2016 10 a.m. to 1 p.m Room 020, Collins Library University of Puget Sound Glimpses of what is to come on the … Continue reading

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Workshop: Crown Binding Structure with Gabby Cooksey

PSBA Fundamentals Workshop Folded Books 101: Crown Binding Structure Saturday, March 12th 2016 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Room 020, Collins Library University of Puget Sound The seeming simplicity of folded book structures easily lend to creating more complex structures.  … Continue reading

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Workshop: Surface design and gel plate mono-printing with Deborah Greenwood

PSBA Mini-Workshop Surface design with gel plate mono printing Saturday, February 6, 2016 (Part I) // February 27 (Part II) 12 p.m. to 3p.m. at Studio B 2926 S. Steele Street, 2nd floor Tacoma, WA 98409 Presenter: PSBA member Deborah Greenwood, is … Continue reading

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Workshop: Back-to-Back Accordion books with Gabby Cooksey

PSBA Fundamentals Workshop Accordion 101: Back-to-Back Accordion books Saturday, February 13th 2016 12 p.m. to 3 p.m Room 020, Collins Library University of Puget Sound The accordion structure is perhaps the most versatile structure in the world of bookbinding. This structure, … Continue reading

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Workshop: Dos a Dos Binding with PSBA Member Gabby Cooksey

A Dos a Dos binding is a book with 2 separate texts are bound together in which the fore edge of one text and the spine edge of the other are on top of each other. The only way they … Continue reading

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On The Surface: Expressing Your Ideas On Cloth and Paper

  705 Court C in Opera Alley had definitely changed from when I had last been inside some twenty years before. Remembering a large retail space, I was instead greeted by a long hallway bordered by artists’ studios and shops … Continue reading

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