Carving and pulling proofs!
On Wednesday evening we hosted a special class with guest instructor Kat Pasquach of Culture Shock Jewelry. The class was packed and students had a blast sewing up their small pouches and decorating them with beads.
This afternoon’s students carving on their blocks:
Here are a few of the lovely marbled papers tonight’s students made.
We have loads of new spring flower bulb cards in the shop for you. We’ve reprinted last year’s tulips and crocuses in some new colours and added some sweet snowdrops and grape hyacinth. Bring on spring!
Here are some lovely books from tonight’s bookbinding class, longstitch through a slotted cover with a folded decorative slipcover. The students had loads of fun and were in love with their gorgeous little finished books.
A full rack of prints, including loads of new screenprinted spring flower note cards, and colourful journal covers.
With the help of our intern Danielle we patched and painted the front wall of the studio shop and installed these pretty shelves for displaying our prints and broadsides. There are still a few more shelves to go, but this is a good start, and it looks so tidy!
We’re still sorting out the cabinet full of type that came from The Voice of Canadian Serbs, a community newspaper that was once produced on Drouillard Road here in Windsor. This is a fun one, and we have quite a lot of it: