Through my Artist Residency with the Los Angles Department of Cultural Affairs Artist in Residence I had the opportunity to offer a program/workshop via the Panorama Branch Library of the Los Angeles Public Library in which participants created “single signature” bound books they could use for … [Read more...] about We Invited the Community to “Make Your Own Journal” at the Panorama City Branch Library, And They Did!
Single Signature Books
Join us and start the school year of by learning how to make your very own handbound journal! Los Angles Department of Cultural Affairs Artist in Residence Debra Disman will lead you in creating a "single signature" bound book that you can use for writing, drawing, note-keeping, poetry, homework, … [Read more...] about “Make Your Own Journal” at the Panorama City Branch Library!
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 and the Wide Open Reading group at the Sunland-Tujunga Library and learn to bind together your own book you can use as a journal, sketchbook, diary, dream catcher or idea book! Learn what signatures are in bookbinding, and how they become book pages. Create your book, then design, … [Read more...] about Make Your Own Book at the Sunland-Tujunga Branch Library!
As part of my Artist Residency at the Granada Hills Branch Library supported by the wonderful Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, I led a "gift bookmaking" program for the community. As we found out, all that glitters may not be gold, but shiny stuff can be really fun to work with … [Read more...] about All that Glitters….
Give the gift of books, that you make yourself! Make a Gift Book at the Granada Hills Public Library! For the Holiday Season, come join Artist-in-Residence Debra Disman and make a fabulous gift book. This program is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles Department of … [Read more...] about Make a Gift Book at the Granada Hills Public Library!