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ORION - Concertina Star Carousel

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ORION - Concertina Star Carousel

TUTOR: Isabelle Ting McGowan
DATES: TBC
TIME: 9.30 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.
COST: Members $230; Non-members $250

Ideal for:
All levels of bookbinders and Artists.

Course description:
The "carousel" or "star" book is a multi-layered accordion book that challenges binders and artists to design three dimensionally. It can be viewed section by section and also opened fully to create a book in the round.

This book format was first produced in the 1930’s, mainly for souvenirs or novelties and children’s books.

Course content:
This two-day workshop will introduce the methods for constructing a multi-layered accordion book, bound together to create layered stage-like pages. These pages are perfect for developing with imagery around a theme or text. Paper cut-out technique will be introduced to illustrate your chosen narrative.

Learning outcome: 
• Learn a creative structure and learn to think three dimensionally
• Learn to make layered cut-out technique creating stage like pages
• Get creative with your chosen theme/narrative, illustrating them with layered cut-out technique to create stage like pages
• Here is your chance to make books with an eye-popping, sculptural aesthetic.
• A great class for teachers, artists, and graphic designers.

Materials:
All materials and tools are supplied at the Bindery

Other Information:
Tea, coffee and biscuits will be supplied. There will be tea breaks and lunch which you are welcome to bring with you or there are cafes and markets nearby.

Workshop written and delivered by Isabelle Ting McGowan for the NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders © 2018 Isabelle Ting McGowan. All rights reserved.