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NEGBW at the Book Arts Bazaar this Sunday

Join the NEGBW at the Book Arts Bazaar at USM in Portland, ME this weekend! The bazaar is a festival with book artists, papermakers, bookbinders, printmakers, educators, writers, and all things related to the book. The event is Sunday, April 8th from 10am to 3 pm at the Wishcamper Center and is free and open to the public. Hope to see you there!

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Maine Media Workshops and College

Passing along this announcement from our friends at Maine Media:

Maine Media Workshops, Rockport, Maine, announces a full schedule of Book Arts and Book Design workshops for 2011:
For complete course details and registration information, please visit the school’s website: http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/designbook
 
Adobe InDesign – From master pages and importing graphics to formatting text, learn the ins and outs of Adobe’s extensive design software.  April 17 – 23 & October 23 – 29, with Peter Koons

Blurb Bookmaking – Using Blurb’s new B3 program, gain greater control over color management workflow. Explore the world of online publication with Blurb. April 24 – 30, with Mat Thorne

Introduction to Book Arts – Gain a broad intro into book arts with handwritten words, bookbinding, printing techniques and traditional equipment. June 19 – 25, Jan Owen; September 11 – 17, with Jan Owen & Walter Tisdale

Introduction to Bookbinding – Experiment with the various materials, tools and techniques used in basic bookbinding structures. June 26 – July 2; September 18 – 24

Introduction to Letterpress Printing – Learn the basics, then design, set, and print a single and two-color letterpress project on rich-textured, 100% rag paper. July 3 – 9; September 25 – October 1

Book Arts & Technology – Blend Adobe Creative Suite with basic bookbinding techniques and create a handmade book that beats any expectation. July 10 – 16, with Tara Law

Introduction to Book Design with Blurb – The goal: create a photo book of distinction. The chances? 100% using Blurb and the expertise gained in this workshop. July 10 – 16, with Susan Hayre Thelwell

Photographic Portfolio Box Making – Preserve, protect, present! Create a clamshell box that not only preserves but also clearly enhances your body of work. July 24 – 30

Book Design – From historic to high-tech, learn the aspects of designing a beautiful book from a renowned expert in this extensive, fascinating, hands-on workshop. July 31 – August 6, with Bruce Kennett

Word & Image: Inkjet & Letterpress – Combine the finest methods for printing images and words to create striking and innovative visual statements. August 14 – 20, with Charles Altschul & Jean Miele 

Advanced Book Design with Blurb – Join ranks with those at the forefront of self-publishing. Blending Adobe InDesign with Blurb, design and create your magnum opus. August 28 – September 3, with Mat Thorne

Tools of the Trade – Expand your creative horizons; go beyond Photoshop and add Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, and Bridge to your book design toolkit. September 4 – 10, with Peter Koons

Creating WordPress Websites – Experience not required! Come to this class and learn to design and build a working website. September 18 – 24

Adobe Illustrator – If you are a communications professional, this is the call for you! Learn the attributes of Adobe Illustrator and produce in-demand graphics. October 16 – 22

Maine Media Workshops

Maine Media Workshops has released a new schedule of book arts courses for 2010 which includes classes with New England Chapter Exhibits Chair, Amanda Nelsen, among others.

Find information at: http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/

Maine in August and September

Maine Media Workshops invites you to consider the following workshop sequences in August and September:

AUGUST:

Papermaking with Bernie Vinzani, August 9 – 15

Introduction to Letterpress Printing with Elias Roustam, August 16 – 22

Introduction to Bookbinding with Amanda Nelsen, August 23 – 29

Understanding Type with Mark Jamra, August 30 – September 5

SEPTEMBER:

Word & Image with Jean Miele & Charles Altschul, September 13 – 19

Vector Graphics with David Allen, September 13 – 19

Books, Art & Technology with Tara Law, September 20 – 26

Book Design September 27 – October 3

For more information see http://www.theworkshops.com

Submitted by:

Kate Fletcher
Director of Marketing & Development
Maine Media Workshops &
Maine Media College
PO Box 200, 70 Camden Street
Rockport, ME 04856
207-236-8581 x354

Maine Media Workshops

I am forwarding the following information of interest to New England Chapter members:

Maine Media Workshops announces Winter & Spring 2009 classes in Design & Books Arts

Now in its 35th year as an international school for photography, filmmaking, and multimedia, the Workshops, located in the harbor village of Rockport, Maine, has introduced a series of classes for book and related media artists. Our lineup of workshops for the winter and spring season include:

Introduction to Bookbinding with Amanda Nelsen
Jan 25 – 31 and Apr 12 – 18

The Embellished Page with Jan Owen
Feb 1 – 7

Books, Art & Technology with Tara Law
Mar 3 – 14

Lettering in Graphic Design with Lance Hidy
Mar 15 – 21

Word & Image
Mar 22-28

Photographic Portfolio Box Making with Amanda Nelsen
Mar 22 – 28

Introduction to Letterpress Printing with Elias Roustom
Apr 5-11

Letterpress Projects with Elias Roustom
Apr 12-18

Papermaking
Apr 26-May 2

Monoprinting
Apr 26 – May 2

For complete course descriptions and registration information, please visit the Book Arts section at:
 http://www.theworkshops.com/designbook/index.asp  or email to info@theworkshops.com

Thank you for forwarding this information to artists in your community.