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Workshop: Custom leather-bound artist’s journal BOOKED OUT

An introduction to bookbinding

Design and create a unique artist’s journal. It can be a travel diary, photo album, sketch or notebook. Using a simple binding technique, Jean Kropper will show you effective ways to personalise your journal to suit your needs.

Choose a cover from the range of leather and suede provided, then build your journal using a selection of papers provided (white cartridge paper). You can bring a couple A3 sheets of your own gift wrap, coloured or patterned paper to personalise your book.

Jean will guide you through the process of planning your journal, cutting the covers, folding the papers accurately, piercing sections and binding it all together. All tools and equipment supplied.

Jean Kropper has worked in fine art, graphic design and in paper engineering in the USA and Australia and has taught hand bookbinding, papermaking, and 3D paper art in the USA, Canada and throughout Australia.

No experience necessary.

If you would prefer to use synthetic leather for your project, let us know when booking.

Friday 1 February 2019, 10.30am

$110 non-member
$95 member

Bookings and enquiries: 02 9225 1878


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Three full working days (Mon–Fri) notice is required to qualify for a refund. All refunds attract an administration charge of 25% of the ticket price(s) with a minimum charge of $5. Not negotiable.

Duration 5 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Members lounge


Friday 1 February 10:30am – 4pm