2832 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd #114
Austin, TX 78702
Learn some basic bookbinding skills in this one day workshop. Students will create a hard-cover book with pages of watercolor paper. It is an accordion fold construction, so the book opens wide and the pages lay flat, perfect for sketching or using pastels or watercolor.
Level: This class is appropriate for students at all levels.
Dates: Tuesday, October 17
Max. no of students: 6
Instructor: Amanda Stevenson
Cost: $45 tuition + $5 materials fee
Note: Members receive a 10% discount off the price of tuition and materials. Please click here to join as a Member.
Completion of this class will qualify you to use the studios for your own projects. Details on Open Studio may be found here.
Amanda Stevenson is the director of the newly formed Austin Book Arts Center. She cut her teeth in the book arts at the Center for Book Arts in New York City, where she was the Registrar/Administrator from 2004-2007. Availing herself with many classes in bookbinding and letterpress, she learned from some of the best. Before coming to ABAC, she worked for seven years at The Printing Museum in Houston, primarily as the Curator, where she was responsible for organizing exhibitions, collections management, and education programs. She holds a Master’s degree in Library Science from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, with a concentration in special collections management, and a BA in Art History from UT Austin.