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Parchment

Ah Haa School for the Arts - Stone Building

Monday, October 27, 2014 - Friday, October 31, 2014
Stone Building 117 North Willow Street TellurideCO  81435
Monday, October 27, 2014 - Friday, October 31, 2014
Stone Building 117 North Willow Street TellurideCO  81435

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What's Included

Parchment has a mystique and a mind of its own. The mystique we admire, the mind we must work with! The hygroscopic nature of this wonderful material allows it to expand and contract as the environment changes, but the strength and durability of parchment make it an ideal material for bookbinding. Its successful use is a valuable addition to your skill set. During this workshop you will learn how to create a parchment binding over boards, which will accentuate the beauty of parchment and compensate for its tendency to wander. You will construct a Dutch style (laced-on case with a French groove) parchment binding. We will also construct some limp parchment bindings to limber up our parchment muscles and learn the feel material. Throughout the workshop we will discuss the nature of parchment, how it is made and look at examples of parchment bindings. There is an expectation of intermediate skills in bookbinding to take this workshop.

About This Organizer

The Ah Haa School for the Arts is a community center of learning and culture that offers a wide variety of programs and seeks to inspire individuals of all ages to explore, develop and celebrate their creativity. Our home is a turn-of-the-century train depot, a beautiful building listed on the National Register of Historic Places, located in scenic Telluride, Colorado.

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  • Ah Haa School for the Arts

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Stone Building 117 North Willow Street TellurideCO  81435
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