Other class hosted by Shepherds Bookbinders
3 hour class
Shepherd's Bookbinders, Sw1V
Join Shepherds in Victoria and make your own Venetian style Masquerade mask.
In this class
Join Shepherds in their fabulous shop and get involved in making your very own Venetian style Masquerade mask.
Using a plain base mask and a selection of our wonderful papers, cloths, ribbons and other materials, renowned paper artist Jessica Palmer will lead you through a workshop to create & develop your very own Venetian style Masquerade Mask. This class is just in time for Hallowe'en & Winter Balls, trick or treating, or just for the sake of couture!
In this three-hour workshop, you will have the opportunity to make up to two masks (or take one home to play with!)
All materials will be provided so you just need to get yourself there and enjoy!
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You will get to make up to two masks to take away with you.
Masks of this kind were used by the wealthy in order to disguise themselves and be liberated from their own personality at parties. It allowed affluent people to evade the rules of society and socializing with commoners at a party - something they wouldn't do normally.
Shepherd's Bookbinders, Victoria
30 Gillingham Street
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Shepherds is one of the oldest bookbinding companies in England, specialising in fine binding, restoration and the conservation of books and manuscripts.
Just a few minutes’ walk from Victoria station, shepherds at Rochester Road has been home to hand bookbinding for over twenty five years.
The bindery employs craftsman with a broad range of traditional and modern skills: paper conservation, hand-sewn pages, gilt edges, fine leather covers and gold finishings.
Workshops are open to the public and feature a variety of topics from box making to paper cutting.
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.