This Leap Year, celebrate Poetry Month at the Granada Hills Library by making the fun and fabulous flag book structure, and adding poetry to its pages. Complete your book with your own rhymes, poems or lyrics, dive into the words of your favorite poets, and discover new ones on the … [Read more...] about Poetry Flag Bookmaking at the Granada Hills Library!
Celebrate Women's History Month by celebrating women artists with Debra Disman! Create your own accordion fold book, and add images and information about great female artists from different times in history, as well as your own words and artwork. Learn about bookmaking, women artists, and how to … [Read more...] about Celebrate Women Artists From Around the World for Women’s History Month!
Join Us at Craft Contemporary (Formerly know as the Craft and Folk Art Museum) Saturday, March 28 | 2 – 4 PM | Free Artist Debra Disman and participants of our older adults’ workshop will host an outdoor exhibition reception, featuring the artists' books they created over the course of the series, … [Read more...] about The Art of the Book: Crafting Our Stories by Hand Exhibition and Culminating Event
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 … [Read more...] about Friday Bookmakers Inspiration! We Stand (Sit?!) Together, Making Books! (1)
It was a pleasure to lead a "journal-making" workshop/program at the Granada Hills Branch Library as part of my Artist Residency there, supported by the wonderful Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. Who knew creating a journal, traditionally a place to record daily thoughts, … [Read more...] about Making Journals at the Granada Hills Branch Library
Join us to create your own journal using single signature binding techniques. Learn how to create a book with a spine, covers and pages in which to to store your precious memories, doodle, dream, draw and write! “Artist-in-Residence Debra Disman will teach patrons how to use sewing techniques to … [Read more...] about Keep Precious Memories Stored in a Journal Session 2