In this workshop, Cairns-based contemporary artist and arts educator Rose Rigley will teach the fundamentals of bookbinding. Participants (14yrs+) will be guided to create an A5 hand-made, open-bound book using the Coptic stitch binding method. Each participant will craft one unique book, learning how to create pages, make covers, layout signatures, and techniques for binding.
No experience necessary.
When: Saturday 19 November
Location: NorthSite at Bulmba-ja Arts Centre, 96 Abbott Street, Cairns City 4870
Time: 1 PM — 4 PM
Price: $53.84, all materials provided
Bookings are essential. Max 10 participants.
Rose Rigley is part of Sixold Project. She has exhibited in numerous solo and group shows at a regional, national and international level. Her artist books have won both minor and major art awards. After studying bookbinding at the Centre of Book Arts, New York, and undertaking a mentorship with specialist book artist Adele Outteridge, Rose can now create a book structure in more than 40 different ways.