Paper Gift Guide

The Sunday Paper #238

December 16, 2018

Paper of the Week: BookLove

Bring your own books to life by signing up to BookLove with Rachel Hazell in January.

Let this be a gift to yourself – your first passion project of 2019. You’ll choose the paper, the content, the words and design. Grow your repertoire of techniques as BookLove unfolds over two full weeks and continue to make bookart throughout the year. Rachel Hazell’s twenty years of teaching experience and enthusiasm provides a wealth of exercises and instruction so you can dive in to fresh ideas and new ways of working.

Book before the 14th of January using the code NEWIDEAS and receive a 10% discount on the course price.

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On Paper Talk:

Rachel Hazell is also my guest on Paper Talk this month. Have a listen as we discuss how she spends her time between Edinborough and the isle of Iona in Scotland. Rachel’s website is The Travelling Bookbinder, and you’ll soon hear why that is as we discuss how she teaches five or so workshops in cities around the world (Venice, Iona, Paris anyone)? These sound absolutely delightful – I’ve seen photos of some of the book and paper shops she frequents. Rachel is perhaps the first book artist to offer an online class – you’ll hear about her two popular courses: Paper Love and Book Love as we chat about some of the advantages of taking an online class. And we talk about Rachel’s brand new book: Bound: 15 Beautiful Bookbinding Projects. Enjoy our conversation!

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FREE SHIPPING THROUGH TODAY! I put together a Paper Gift Guide that gives you an overview of the paper-related products and services that are available on my site (some are free, yay)! These offerings range from films and how-to books, to this blog and my podcast Paper Talk, to a selection of my artist’s books, my upcoming online workshop Weave Through Winter and the only event in my own studio, the annual Red Cliff Paper Retreat.  Take a peek, and if you make a purchase today, you’ll receive FREE SHIPPING!

As seen on Creative Boom, Canadian artist Andrew Ooi cuts, creases, paints, folds and fits hundreds to thousands of paper pieces individually by hand to create artworks that inspire “notions of time, meaning, and meaning over time”.

The Morgan Conservatory is an amazing paper facility in Cleveland, OH. They are currently collecting submissions for their 7th annual national juried exhibition. Find out how to apply here. Deadline is Feb 3, 2019.

Need a last minute gift bag for holiday wrapping? Alisa Burke shows how to take it up a notch by turning a brown paper gift bag into a personalized package!

 

My upcoming Weave Through Winter class is open for registration and 20 brave souls have already signed up to create a daily practice as we explore a variety of papers and weaving techniques. Join us and commit to 30 minutes of creativity a day (more or less); Challenge yourself to share what you create (there will be prizes)!; Stimulate your mind by finding, mixing and matching papers and find satisfaction in the ordinary while creating something extraordinary. I have a really good feeling about this class; we are going to learn so much from each other!

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About our Sponsor: The Travelling Bookbinder takes people on creative journeys, unfolding stories, making books and empowering meaningful change.

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