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Cartonnage: Clock


Cartonnage: Clock
with Sue Bjerke
Sunday, June 17; 9am-5pm

It’s time to do something new in cartonnage: a clock. The project will use your cartonnage skills and for newcomers, all the box-making basics will be covered. As we make the clock housing we will include discussion of how use a plinth, make curved sides, and to make variations on design and size. Students will learn that one basic structure can be developed into a variety of sizes. Each structure is unique and makes a great gift! Modern cartonnage grows out of the long standing French tradition of covering small utility containers with various decorative materials and offers a great use for your marbled papers. In this class, we will review the essential elements of making unique containers from book board, then covering those structures with decorative papers. Students will learn the basics of design and construction using various boards, as well as the ins and outs of measuring, cutting, and applying decorative papers. All structural components will be hand cut in class, the supply fee covers the clock works.

Certificate: 8 hours, Category B or D

$130 ($115 members) + $25 supply fee
Certificate enrollees only: early registration rate $100, valid through 5/27/18


Date: June 17, 2018

Minnesota Center for Book Arts
1011 Washington Ave. S. #100
in the Open Book building
Minneapolis, MN
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