I have been honored to work with a wonderful group of “older adults” at the Craft Contemporary Museum in Los Angeles, offering a series of workshops teaching bookmaking techniques, and providing a forum for creativity, imagination, sharing and story.
The series, “Crafting Our Stories By Hand” has had to be postponed due covid19.
Therefore, I have started an email newsletter to keep our community going, offering tips, images and sharing the work these makers are doing at home while “sheltering in place”.
Sharing these newsletters as a blog post makes their contents available for any and all. It inspiring to see what these makers have done and are doing during these crazy times.
I am happy to bring you images, tips, inspiration and learning for your bookmaking journey.
I hope you are all well, staying safe, and creating!
Today I will share with you:
- Exciting new works and beautiful works begun in our class by Joan Fujita, by Sandra Ow-Wing, and Martha Watson. Very cool.
- Introduction to one of my mentors, Jeannine Stein, writer, bookmaker and teacher! Two wonderful books that could enhance your creativity and sheltering in place during this trying time:
- I have put our first bookmakers newsletter into the form of a blog post. If you missed it, please click here.
Well that is it for this week dear Craft Contemporary Bookmakers!
If you are able, and so inclined, email us all back and share something book-related, or plaything you wish, of interest,
Stay safe, stay strong, stay well
In peace and hope and truth and beauty,