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It’s All Happening: Wells Book Arts Summer Institute (Day One)

Mad book arts chaos is in full gear at the Wells Book Arts Summer Institute. Guess how many books we each churned out before lunch today, the first day of our week-long book explosion? FOUR. that’s how many. And on top of that, some seriously interesting book sketches. Like this one:

And this one:

And this one:

And we even had some time to get on the press.

Tomorow we’ll be getting into some linoleum carving and pressure printing. We’ll also be starting to plan our small editions of artists’ books. Meanwhile we are hearing tales from our institute colleagues as they delve into calligraphy, digital (what?) book design, and pop up book structures.

Summertime is the best. I love teaching workshops like this. Stay tuned to find out what happens tomorrow. Over and out.

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3 comments on “It’s All Happening: Wells Book Arts Summer Institute (Day One)

  1. Ellen Huntington Slade
    July 10, 2012

    I wish I could take one of your courses.

  2. Glenn House, Sr.
    July 10, 2012

    Ditto to Ellen Huntington Slade’s comment. We needed you at UA in 1974!!!

  3. Glenn House, Sr.
    July 10, 2012

    Uh, Oh. I see my comment was logged in at England time. I am really not still awake at 10:16 pm. (It’s only 5:16+/- pm in Gordo, ALABAMA.)

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