Kate Cheney Chappell 83 Center for Book Arts

Round Robin Books: An Edition in Two Acts

Event Date and Time: 
Saturday, April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: 
Wishcamper Center Multi-Purpose room, Portland campus
Contact Name: 
Rebecca Goodale
Contact Phone: 
(207) 228-8014
Contact Email: 
goodale@maine.edu

The Round Robin Books Workshop will be instructed by Scott McCarney.

In sport, a round robin is a tournament in which each contestant is matched in turn against every other contestant. For this workshop, artists will be the contestants matched, in turn, with circulating sheets of paper and given the opportunity to make their mark.

A variety of mark-making techniques are welcomed and encouraged (drawing, collage, frottage, tracing, transfers, stamping, etc.).

As the papers circulate, we will fold them into sections to define the pages and create our own itineraries through the book. The second half of the day will be spent learning a variety of binding options for finishing our books.

Each participant will have a hand in the creation of the edition and end the day with a personalized, one-of-a-kind copy.

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Purgatory Pie Press

Purgatory Pie Press

Dikko Faust and Esther K. Smith, artists and owners of Purgatory Pie Press of New York, will present a free public lecture and a workshop this month.

Lecture
Co-conspirators Collaborating in Purgatory: The Limited Editions of Purgatory Pie Press
Friday, Oct. 17 at 4 pm at the Glickman Family Library

Workshop
Magic Book and Paper Toys
Saturday, Oct. 18, 9 am - 4 pm at the Wishcamper Center

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