A simple post sharing about a simply lovely program I was privileged to lead at the Bell Library one of the many fine Los Angeles County Libraries serving their patrons with devotion, commitment and love! Parents, children and Library Staff participated. The wonderful Library provides programs … [Read more...] about Bell Library
Folded Fan Book
Learn to create the fun and fabulous "folded fan" book in community at the Library with artist Debra Disman. Create a book that can open, read and displayed in different ways! This program is designed for children aged 5 - 12. All materials included! … [Read more...] about Let’s Make Books at the Bell Library!
In our recent program at the Granada Hills Branch Library of the LAPL, 23 participants created "folded fan" books, comprised of an accordion spine, front and back covers, and fan pages. In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, they added their own "Picado Papel", decoratively cut and punched … [Read more...] about National Hispanic Heritage Month: A Bookish Celebration
Part of my Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs Artist Residency at the Granada Hills Branch – Los Angeles Public Library. Thanks to Children's Librarian Alice Schock, Senior Librarian Pamela Rhodes, and the LA DCA To celebrate Latino Heritage Month, join us for a Papel Picado Bookmaking … [Read more...] about Papel Picado Bookmaking Workshop
We started off our Family Bookmaking Workshop series at The Los Angeles County Museum of Art with the Accordion Fold Book, then moved onto "The Folded Fan" book (my own nomenclature) which also employed the accordion/concertina fold to great effect. We visited the B. Gerald Cantor Sculpture … [Read more...] about LACMA LOVE: The Art of the Book 2: The Folded Fan Book
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