Posts tagged ‘altered books’

November 7, 2011

Hand made Printed Book Workshop

Printmaker Theresa Easton offers a one day workshop in printmaking and book binding.

The workshop aims to introduce you to simple, colourful print making using relief printing techniques and found materials.  The first part of the day will be spent creating experimental prints with a range of papers. If you have any ideas, bring these along, otherwise there are plenty in the studio. 

The afternoon session will give you the chance to transform your prints into unique artists books, such as ‘sculpture books’ which will fold into a small box, pamphlet stitch and concertina style books.

Amount: £55    

Date & Time; 18th February 2012 10-5pm

Location; 36 Lime street, Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 2PQ

Group size; Maximum 5 adults

To book:  Payment must be made in advance

Telephone: Theresa Easton 07981381830

Email: theresa_easton@yahoo.co.uk for further information about a course, booking and local transport & accommodation details.

Printed, folded books

36 Lime Street, Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

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October 30, 2011

The Sunderland Book project call out

The Sunderland Book Project is co-ordinated by 36 Lime Street based printmaker Theresa Easton and is a an ongoing book project aiming to provide opportunities for those taking part to exhibit their work nationally & internationally.

 

Graham Smith (Art Centre Washington Sept-Nov2011)

Open Call for Submissions

 

The Sunderland Book Project invites national and international artist’s, designers, bookmakers and printmakers to design and make an artist’s book, pamphlet, zine or comic inspired by the North East of Englands coastal city of Sunderland.  Choose from the city’s rich history in seafaring, industrial heritage and glass making, (to name just a few) or document contemporary landmarks such as the Stadium of Light, University City and  the Aquatic Centre boasting the only 50m swimming pool between Leeds and Edinburgh!

Background

The aim of the project is to collect a wide range of unique interpretations of the city of Sunderland from around the world.  The books will be exhibited in national and international venues, reflecting the cities international export tradition.

Dominic Colquitt (Arts Centre Washington Sept-Nov 2011)

This is a touring exhibition and has strict guidelines.

Submission guidelines:

Application Form Sunderland Book Project

October 27, 2011

The Book Apothecary has two days left of its current Tour

I think...concertina style book by Theresa Easton

Theresa Easton Altered Suitcase with hand made artist’s books and book work, including enamelled glass vessels.

Book Apothecary is inspired by the idea of book and botanical categorisation systems, proving that books can be visual as well as informative.  Part of the Durham Book Festival, the Book Apothecary is the inspirationl idea of Yvette Hawkins and presents  a travelling book museum created by the artists Yvette Hawkins, Aidan Moesby, Theresa Easton and Stevie Ronnie, and a team of young people.

Mini books by Theresa Easton on sale at Open Studios 26th & 27th Nov 2011

They have worked together to share skills in book binding, printmaking, sculpture, drawing, audio and writing to create a unique travelling vessel designed by furniture maker Nick James.  Find out more at www.bookapothecary.co.uk.

Catch Book Apothecary on its travels and explore hidden and unusual handmade books.

Thursday 27
Newton Hall Library 10am – 12pm

Peterlee Library 2pm -4pm

Friday 28
Wolsingham Library 10am -12pm
Chilton Library 2pm – 4pm