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NOTE: This class will be held in a live, online format using the Zoom platform.
Class meets Thursday for 3 weeks 6-8pm ET

In this three session workshop we will use mixed media collage to create 3 or 4 different book-like structures that allow you to create a 3 dimensional world inside a book. The tunnel book, the toy-like diorama and 2 single sheet books with stand up worlds within.

Supplies and Tools to have:

  • x-acto knife with blades 
  • dull knife, like a steak knife (something you have in a kitchen drawer)
  • metal ruler 18” minimum
  • Cutting surface, self-healing mats are good 
  • Bone folder
  • Scissors
  • small bottle of Elmer’s white Glue-All (usually available at grocery stores) or PVA or glue stick
  • waste paper- like a few brown bags or newsprint
  • ½” –flat bristle paint brush for glue (something inexpensive from a hardware store would work)
  • Clothespins come in handy
  • 4 single sheets of Canson Mi-Tientes (Dick Blick A10710- and then choose 4 of the same color or 4 different colors or 2 and 2 , etc. ) 
  • And a small (approx.. 9 x 12 “) tablet of Bristol board (Dick Blick C13307-1003)- if you have some already whatever size will work.
  • Piles of collage papers, reject photos, and prints
  • Any tools you like to  make marks with- pens, ink, brushes, watercolor, etc.

Images by Rebecca Goodale

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Instructor: Rebecca Goodale

Rebecca Goodale has been creating a series of artist’s books about Maine’s rare plants and animals for the past twenty years and occasionally she is distracted by more common species like the spiders and birds in her own backyard. Rebecca is also known for her many collaborative book projects and installations with other artists. She teaches Book Arts and Design at the University of Southern Maine. Her work is in many collections including the Maine Women Writers Collection; Bowdoin College; Herron Art Library; and the Library of Congress.