Bookbinding Fundamentals

Melony Poirier

A Saturday Workshop


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April 20th, 10am – 2pm


$65 Members, $80 Non-members

Melony Poirier, Knife Edge Book Binding, Portsmouth Arts Guild

Travel journal?  Sketchbook?  Artist’s gift?  Come and learn the fundamentals of bookbinding. We will make a knife edged book that covers the fundamental techniques for bookbinding‘s class is a prerequisite for more advanced techniques. Come enjoy a fun day of learning to make your very own book. All materials will be provided. However, if you have a cutting mat or Olfa knife please feel free to bring them.

About Melony Poirier

Melony Poirier, Book Binding, Portsmouth Arts Guild
Melony Poirier is a book artist living in Rhode Island. Her love of books dates back to when she was very young, and the art of bookmaking has been a part of her life for several years now. She loves to explore different types of bindings, often combining different techniques and sometimes creating a new binding to fit the needs of her projects.

She is currently binding a series of 30 that will be housed in institutions and private collections across the world. Her books can be found on display at the Art Cafe in Little Compton RI, and at the Hotpoint Emporium in Bristol RI.

Find Melony’s work on Instagram at @maddenlanestudios.

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