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Blume's Academy Blue Mountains NSW

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Weekly Studio Classes, Workshops & Masterclasses

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 Japanese Stab Bookbinding

with Faye Wilson

 Saturday July 8th,  10am–3pm

 

In this fun,  relaxing one day workshop you will be introduced to some of the techniques for creating traditional Japanese style bindings.

 

Faye will guide you through the steps to make a set of notebooks in three sizes, each with a different binding style.

 

You will also learn some simple printing and collage techniques  to create decorative cover papers to make each of the books you make truly unique.

 

Japanese book binding is a creative way to make your own books or to make gifts for friends and family. It is also a great technique for creating artist or books as works of art.

All materials & a light

Japanese lunch /tea/coffee included 

 

$180

ONE DAY EVENT

All levels of experience welcome!

Blume’s Academy Studio Katoomba

Make a Sketchbook &
Bamboo Pen

with Faye Wilson 

 Saturday July 29th,  10am–3pm

 

In this hands on, one day workshop you will be shown how to create a  casebound, hardcover sketchbook.

 

The sketchbook will have sewn sections from 300GSM watercolour paper and a hand painted, paper bound, hard cover.

 

As an added bonus Faye will guide you through the process of creating a bamboo drawing pen and introduce you some of the techniques for drawing with ink. 

 

Once mastered, the techniques you will learn in this unique workshop, can be  built upon and used for a variety of creative book making projects.

All materials & a light

vegetarian lunch /tea/coffee included 

 

$180

ONE DAY EVENT

All levels of experience welcome!

Blume’s Academy Studio Katoomba

Painting & Illustrating the Heart & Soul of Animals 
with Nettie Lodge

 Saturday August 19th, 10am–3pm

Join much loved artist, children's book illustrator, author & teacher Nettie Lodge for an inspiring and  informative, hands on masterclass exploring her life's work and passion for painting, illustrating and writing about birds, fish, insects, reptiles, animals and her beloved pet dogs.

Nettie will share insights; show examples of her work, give demonstrations and guide you though a series of hands on exercises for you to take part in.

Nettie will be sharing some refined tips and techniques for painting in her favourite medium of watercolour.
 

All materials & a light

vegetarian lunch /tea/coffee include

$180

ONE DAY EVENT

All levels of experience welcome!

Blume’s Academy Studio Katoomba

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Katoomba NSW Australia

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