Bookmaking Workshop at Hajosy Arts – Japanese Puncture/Stab Bindings – Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017

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This all-day workshop will explore a beloved book structure: the Japanese puncture (or “stab”) binding. This technique is especially useful as it joins individual sheets into a text block. The sheets can be edited and sequenced by the artist, then bound, resequenced, and then bound again and again! Perfect for visual journals, print collections, photo albums, signature books, and upscale scrapbooking, you will find the Japanese puncture book has endless uses.

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Private Bookmaking Workshop – Japanese Puncture Artist’s Books – Sunday, August 23, 2015

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This all-day workshop will explore another beloved book structure, the Japanese Puncture binding. It’s also referred to as a “stab” binding, but I prefer the more formal and elegant title. This technique is especially useful because it joins individual sheets. The sheets can be edited and sequenced by the artist, then bound, resequenced and bound again, and again – verses filling a bound book. A little freedom can spark creativity. This is my favorite artist’s book for visual journals, print collections, photo albums, signature books, and upscale scrapbooking. Private Bookmaking Workshop – Japanese Puncture Artist’s Books – Sunday, August 23, 2015 from 10am to 4pm

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