In this two-day workshop with bookbinder Éilís Murphy from Folded Leaf, you will create your own archival solander box to hold A4 size prints, drawings, etc. Participants will be encouraged to develop their own distinctive box: making their own bookcloth, creating an embossed design or adding an inscription to the box.
You will also gain knowledge of how to use basic book binding tools and the principals of bookbinding including grain direction, gluing and folding tips. Participants are encouraged to bring along any ideas, decorative paper, found objects or artwork that they would like to incorporate into their box.
Participants need to bring:
Stanley knife/scalpel, apron, cutting mat, metal ruler and pencil.
All other materials will be supplied.
Dates: Saturday 30th & Sunday 31st March 2019
Times: 10am – 4pm
Location: Graphic Studio Dublin, Distillery Court, 537 North Circular Road, Dublin 1.
Solander Box Making with Eilis Murphy at Graphic Studio Dublin