Events Workshops & Courses

Please note some courses and workshops shown here are for the exclusive benefit of QBG members.


COURSES:

Introductory Course: November 2017 – Fully Subscribed

At BVAC Wellers Hill

Course cost $180

Please use application form and payment details here

Learn the basic and essential skills of bookbinding by making a handmade casebound book at our 2 day weekend course.

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Equipment you will use              Book you will make

You will learn and practice simple techniques of bookbinding so that you can make  book, with it’s cover, from decorative  materials. These techniques will help you restore books, create artist books, bind simple sheets, rebind paperbacks and create beautiful volumes in your own style. In two days with the teaching and assistance of tutors you will learn the basics of making a book. You can then apply these skills to book restoration, book arts, rebinding treasured volumes, binding family histories, magazines, photo albums, poetry and self published books. Course fees : include tuition, materials, notes, some tools and our instructional DVD. & 1 year membership for non members. Course venue: BVAC


MEETINGS:

Wed  13 September – 7.00 pm – General Meeting followed by Graham Chen and Qin Kong to talk about binding Chinese literature – processes in printing, binding, box construction and sourcing tools.

Wed 11 October – TBA


Northern Suburbs Meetings:

Meeting at Burpengary on the 2nd Saturday of the month:

Next meeting:  9 September – 1-4 pm

Artisan Guild Workshop
Cnr Maitland and Old Bay Roads
Burpengary


WORKSHOPS:

BOOKBINDING WORKSHOP by Sandy Johnson: Solander or Clam-shell Box

Wednesday, 23 August 2017  9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

BVAC Arts Hub  (140 Weller Rd, Tarragindi. Next to Wellers Hill School.)

Bookings + payment via Eventbrite:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/making-artist-books-folded-books-tickets-31340200383?aff=es2

BOOKBINDING WORKSHOP by Sandy Johnson: Small Artist Printed Books

Wednesday, 23 August 2017  1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

BVAC Arts Hub  (140 Weller Rd, Tarragindi. Next to Wellers Hill School.)

Bookings + payment via Eventbrite:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/small-artist-printed-books-tickets-31218358952?aff=es2

BOOKBINDING WORKSHOP by Tricia Smout: Making Artist Books (Folded Books)

Saturday 9 September 2017  9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

BVAC Arts Hub  (140 Weller Rd, Tarragindi. Next to Wellers Hill School.)

Bookings + payment via Eventbrite:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/small-artist-printed-books-tickets-31218358952?aff=es2

Open Day:

Sat 26 November


QBG 40th Anniversary Dinner:

Sat 9 December – Norman Park Bowls Club – Special Guest Speaker: Roly Sussex