Click on the link to the contact page to find my address and Email me or leave a message at (510) 524-5947 to indicate interest in a class or if you need more information. I will return your call as soon as possible. You may also leave your email address. I respond much more promptly to email messages.
Payment is due one week prior to the session you plan to attend or your space may be given to someone else. Bring a friend! Classes may be cancelled due to low enrollment (three or fewer) for a full refund. No refunds after the class has begun. No makeups. All classes are limited to six students. Materials are included in the price, unless otherwise noted.
All classes are held at the never mind the press studio in Albany, CA. Reserve a space by sending a check for the full amount to: Alisa Golden, P.O. Box 8106, Berkeley, CA 94707. Your check will be held until one week before class is due to begin, then it will be deposited, no refunds. Please include your email so I can send you a reminder, give you the address, and let you know if there is anything you should bring.
Meanwhile, you might find something of interest in the new blog. I'm exploring art, craft, and creative writing, and creative process through projects, musings, essays, and experiments.
Other Classes in the San Francisco Bay Area
See Lisa Kokin's site for her monthly workshops in the East Bay involving altered books and found materials.
Check out the variety of book arts classes at the San Francisco Center for the Book.
For reference, try these how-to books: Making Handmade Books, Creating Handmade Books, and Unique Handmade Books and Expressive Handmade Books and Painted Paper: Techniques and Projects for Handmade Books and Cards. Detailed descriptions are at the links.
Making Handmade Books: 100+ Bindings, Structures & Forms
Creating Handmade Books
Unique Handmade Books (out of print)
Expressive Handmade Books
Painted Paper: Techniques & Projects for Handmade Books & Cards
This one focuses on a variety of painting techniques for paper, with one chapter on structures that work well with it.
Ideas: One-Page Books
Want to make books from a single piece of 8 1/2" x
11" or A4 paper? You can use any size paper, actually, but they would
be good structures for use with Photoshop or Illustrator. Here are
some examples from never mind the press. Instructions for making them
are in the books listed. Scroll down for links to the books. Home
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Accordion with Tunnel Creating Handmade Books, Making Handmade Books
T-cut Maze Making Handmade Books
X-Book, Hidden Book or Slit Book and here and here Creating Handmade Books, Making Handmade Books
Check Book or Winged Book This is really made of several square sheets sewn together. Expressive Handmade Books, Making Handmade Books
Simple Accordion or Pants Book Creating Handmade Books, Expressive Handmade Books, Making Handmade Books
Ox-Plow Pamphlet or Shorts Book Expressive Handmade Books, Making Handmade Books
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