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Class meets for Two Consecutive Wednesdays Nov 4th + Nov 11th, 6-8pm EDT
NOTE: This class will be held in an online format using the Zoom Platform

If you have been confused or challenged by how to make books move and pop, this will be the perfect introduction to the basics and complexities of designing successful pop-up narratives that are uniquely yours.

On the first day we will work with Pop-up mechanisms cut from the center fold of a folio and a two add on pop-ups.  On day two we will go further with more applied pop-ups. We will then bind all of these samples into a drum leaf book.

All levels welcome. 2  hours for each zoom class with a short break at 45 minutes.

Suggested Supplies:

  • X-acto knife with blades
  • Dull knife, like a steak knife (something you have in a kitchen drawer)
  • Small bottle of Elmer’s white Glue-All (usually available at grocery stores)
  • Metal ruler 18” minimum
  • Cutting surface, self-healing mats are good
  • Bone folder
  • Scissors
  • Waste paper- like a sheet of newsprint
  • ¼ “ or  ½” flat bristle paint brush for glue
  • Media to make imagery with, such as- brush and ink, collage materials, colored pencils, markers, discarded prints, drawing, photographs, etc.
  • Buy 1 tablet of colored Canson (Dick Blick: A10710  –  paper size 12 x 16  then choose an assorted color pack that you like)

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Instructor: Rebecca Goodale

Rebecca Goodale has been creating innovative and sublimely made artist’s books for many years and frequently does collaborative work with other artists as well as public art installations. In addition to being artistically active, she was the founding program coordinator for the Kate Cheney Chappell ‘83 Center for Book Arts at the University of Southern Maine, where she inspired artists at all levels. Goodale’s books can be found in many institutional collections, including the Bowdoin College Library; the Maine Women Writers Collection at UNE; Herron Art Library; Library of Congress; Portland Museum of Art, ME; State Art Museum of Hawai’i; the Boston Athenaeum; the Children’s Museum in Seoul, Korea; and the Fogg Museum Fine Art Library at Harvard University. 

In 2015 she was named a Maine Master Crafts Artist by the Maine Crafts Association. Other awards she has received include a New Forms Regional Initiative Grant from the New England Foundation for the Arts and a Mellon Grant for the Humanities at Bates College. In 1995 she was a Resident Scholar for the Island Institute in Sitka, Alaska. 

Rebecca continues to teach design and book arts for various institutions and exhibits her work both locally and internationally.