Learn about the color wheel, how to mix colors, and how to wield a brush in this fun after-school program for children of all ages. We will use real acrylic paints and beautiful canvass and watercolor paper for our explorations in paint! … [Read more...] about Painting Program at the Will & Ariel Durant Branch Library!
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! (3)
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!
Artist-in-Residence Debra Disman will instruct patrons in how to make a rainbow book in celebration of LGBTQ Heritage Month. Everyone is welcome to attend this culmination event where everyone who attended a previous bookmaking program can share their creations. Refreshments will be served. This … [Read more...] about Rainbow Bookmaking Workshop at the Granada Hills Library
Join us for an extraordinary scroll-making and paper marbling workshop in honor of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month! Everyone is welcome! All materials provided, just bring yourself, your creativity, and friends and family! This program is made possible in part by a grant from the City … [Read more...] about Scroll-making and Paper Marbling Workshop atthe Granada Hills Library!
Artist-in-Residence Debra Disman will lead a workshop that focuses on making a Sidebound Book in celebration of Dia de los Ninos: International Children's and Book Day! This workshop is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. El día … [Read more...] about Creating Sidebound Books in honor of Dia de los Ninos: International Children’s Day!