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Intro to Book Arts

This unique class at Merton Abbey Mills is the perfect introduction to the craft of book arts.
£12 pp
What happens in this class?

Books have always been portals to other worlds, but their creative potential doesn't end there. This unique class at Merton Abbey Mills is the perfect introduction to the craft of book arts. Beginners welcome; you'll learn the many ways in which you can turn these powerful paper objects into something entirely new.

In this class

In this class, you'll learn the many ways you can sculpt and tease books into unique art objects. Three activities will be pre-picked out of the following: book sculpting, pamphlet binding, collage/black-out books, miniature book jewelry and narrative photo…

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Age Requirement

This class is suitable for all ages
All students under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.
Your Teacher

Run by artist Chloe Spicer, Object Book is an experimental book arts studio in Merton that puts on artist workshops and events.

Object Book is an alternative book makery and book arts studio, in residency at Merton Abbey Mills: a converted, 18th-century textile factory in Merton. The studio is run by Chloe Spicer, an artist, library curator and book lover trained in the art of handling rare books and archival materials. Check out Chloe's workshops to learn all manner of things from sculpting books into unique art pieces and making your own paper to using books as instruments…

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Class Location
Object Book
Unit 12 The Long Shop, Merton Abbey Mills
SW19 2RD