Take a small step into a big world of creativity with our miniature book making workshop, learning how to make beautifully crafted, tiny books that are big on charm.
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Note: This workshop will be held in a live, online format utilizing the Zoom platform.
Class meets Friday, Jun 16 from 10am-4pm ET (Includes lunch break).
Guided by Imin Yeh, this workshop will cover traditional bookbinding and book structures but on a small scale. Students will learn multiple book-binding techniques, including board books, perfect bound, pamphlet stitched, and case-bound books. There will be a focus on traditional bookbinding techniques with everyday materials and tricks appropriate to working on such a small scale and also a look at global, historical, and contemporary examples of miniature books.
- Exacto Blade
- Clear Gridded acrylic ruler with cutting edge
- Cutting mat (at least 9” x 12” in size)
- Book Binding needle or Sewing Needle would suffice
- Book Binding Thread (or sewing thread would suffice
- Bone Folder
- PVA Glue (16 oz)
- Small brushes
- Paper (regular printer paper, 20lb copy, stationery (thinner paper is best)
- Color Paper for Covers (wrapping paper, origami paper, whatever you have
- Small Binder clips
- Snack Board (Aka cereal/Cheez-it boxes)
All images copyright Imin Yeh.
Instructor: Imin Yeh
Imin Yeh is a project-based artist working with sculpture, installation, artist publications, and participatory projects expanding the role paper and print played in the recording, copying, and spreading of the human story for more than a millennia.
Recent exhibitions include Bass and Rainer (San Francisco), Grizzly Grizzly (Philadelphia), San Jose Museum of Art, Asian Art Museum (San Francisco), and the Contemporary Jewish Museum (San Francisco). Recent awards include a creative development award from the Heinz Foundation, a Eureka Fellowship from the Fleishhacker Foundation, and an Individual Artist Grant from the San Francisco Arts Commission. She is currently an Associate Professor of Print Media at Carnegie Mellon University School of Art and is based in Pittsburgh, PA.