Join us to create fun, personal, handmade books! Learn glued, folded, and rolled book-making techniques, as well as how to use color, texture, pattern, design, and composition to make your books unique. Families can create books together, work on individual projects, or both! Led by artist Debra … [Read more...] about “Making Books Together” at LACMA!
Family Art Classes
"Make Your Own Books" at the Compton Library! Join us for a community bookmaking program for middle schoolers and their families at The Compton Library! Together, we will create the fun and versatile flag book structure, a kinetic book which reveals a design when opened. All materials … [Read more...] about “Make Your Own Books” at the Compton Library!
We started off our Family Bookmaking Workshop series at The Los Angeles County Museum of Art with Accordion Fold/Concertina Fold Books, a basic yet complex structure, as regards to the amount of surfaces makers had to work on and develop. We visited Chris Burden's master work, "Metropolis II", … [Read more...] about LACMA LOVE: The Art of the Book 1: The Accordion Book
Family Bookmaking Workshops at LACMA A series of one day Family Bookmaking Workshops at the Los Angeles Country Museum of Art! Join us 10AM - 1PM Saturdays, July 21, 28, August 4, 11 and 18. Learn how to create fun book structures including The Flag Book, The Folded Fan Book, The Accordion … [Read more...] about Family Bookmaking Workshops at LACMA
LACMA LOVE: We Make Books At the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), families made books together. This past March and April, we gathered together and learned how to create the Accordion or Concertina Fold, Folded Fan and Tunnel Book structures. And we had FUN! Learning to fold … [Read more...] about LACMA LOVE: We Make Books
Tunneling Through (2) Too It was fantastic to teach a workshop on Tunnel Books for families, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The Tunnel Book is comprised of two accordion spines, or "sides", connected by a "backdrop" and "cross pieces" or frames attached to the accordion folds moving … [Read more...] about Tunneling Through (2) Too