Teen Book Arts at New Art Center – Fall 2017

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Get ready to challenge your definition of “Book”. Explore exciting ways artists self-publish with Artist’s Books. From photo albums, visual journals and accordions to altered books and zines, we’ll cover a wide range of bind techniques, box structures, and even image transfers. Design your own decorative papers with paste paper, block printing and Suminagashi (Japanese marbling).

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Private Bookmaking Workshop – Flag Books – Saturday, May 21, 2016

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Flag books have wonderful sculptural possibilities. With multiple angles of view, they provide interesting double narrative potentials, contrasting viewpoints, or “yin and yang”, if you will. Viewers enjoy the visual movement and performative qualities of flag books. They beg the viewer to play and to keep interacting with the artwork. There so many approaches to content. Excellent for creative poetry, wish lists, sweet nothings, photographs, abstract designs, and more! Private Bookmaking Workshop with Cristina Hajosy at Hajosy Arts on Saturday, May 21, 2016.

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Altered Books – Adult Workshop – The Eliot School – Sunday, May 1, 2016

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Come join Cristina’s altered book class! Transform books, old or new, into art objects. The book becomes a canvas, a sculpture or a reliquary of personally meaningful content. Draw inspiration from the book’s author or content, or purely use the book as a structure. Incorporate paper cutting, collage, bookmaking and other processes. Cristina will have books on hand, or bring your own, along with small objects and images to include. Transform used books into art objects. Learn bookmaking, paper cutting, drawing, collage and decollage techniques to reinvent used books into something new. Sunday, May 1, 2016 from 9am to 3pm

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Private Bookmaking Workshop – Artist’s Books – Flag Books – November 11, 2015

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Flag books have wonderful sculptural possibilities. With multiple angles of view, they provide interesting double narrative potentials, contrasting viewpoints, or “yin and yang”, if you will. Is it some type of struggle, or perhaps a union? Viewers enjoy the visual movement and performative qualities of flag books. They beg the viewer to play and to keep interacting with the artwork. There so many approaches to content. Excellent for creative poetry, wish lists, sweet nothings, photographs, abstract designs, and more!

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Private Bookmaking Workshop – Body Books – Visual Journaling about the Body – September 15, 2015

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While many artists use a journal for collecting their thoughts, reflecting on their artistic process, or sketching ideas for future work, a journal can be the final piece of art as well. This one-day workshop will investigate the relationships between the artist, the journal and specifically, the human body. Whether your own body, someone else’s or even an imaginary one…humanity is wide open with its infinite diversity. Come join Cristina Hajosy in her home studio. Tuesday, September 15, 2015 from 10am to 4pm

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Private Bookmaking Workshop – Flag Books – Wednesday, November 12, 2014

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Private Book Arts Workshop – Wednesday, November 12, 2014 – Spend the day making unique artist’s books with Cristina. Flag books have wonderful sculptural possibilities. With multiple angles of view, they provide interesting double narrative potentials, contrasting viewpoints, or “yin and yang”, if you will. There so many approaches to content. Excellent for creative poetry, wish lists, sweet nothings, photographs, abstract designs, and more!

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Private Bookmaking Workshop – Altered Books – April 26, 2015

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An altered book is “any book, old or new, that has been recycled by creative means into a work of art.” With no rules, the possibilities are only limited by your own imagination. The book becomes a canvas, a sculpture or a reliquary of personally meaningful content. Draw inspiration from the book’s original author or purely use the book as a structure. Interesting altered book choices will be provided, in addition to selections from your home library.

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Mixed Media – Altered Books – Adult Workshop – New Art Center in Newton – begins October 28, 2014

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An altered book is “any book, old or new, that has been recycled by creative means into a work of art.” With no rules, the possibilities are only limited by your own imagination. The book becomes a canvas, a sculpture or a reliquary of personally meaningful content. Draw inspiration from the book’s original author or purely use the book as a structure.

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