North Redwoods Book Arts Guild

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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

September, 2011 Workshop

with Ilene Harris

Ilene's whimsical postcard booklets
 Ilene invites you to "Come and play!" She will present the following:
1. Easy/Peasy embellishments using mixed media, ephemera, found objects
and more. Come play with your friends at NORBAG. Open-ended projects,
ideas, supply sources, books and more…
2. We’ll be making little booklets using postcards and adding
3. A brief introduction to Mail (correspondence) Art, including making and
embellishing envelopes
There will be no cost to this workshop.

What to bring:
• Scissors
• Glue stick
• Bone folder
• Picture postcards
• Paper for inside postcard booklet
• Ephemera *
• Buttons, charms
• Paper cutter (if you have one)
• Pencil and colored pencils
• Markers and paints
• Needle and threads
• Rubber stamps and stamp pads

What will be provided:
• A variety of tools
• Paints
• Rubber stamps and stamp pads
• Collage items including fi bers, found
objects, buttons, and more

* Ephemera: n. items designed to be
useful or important for only a short
time, especially pamphlets, notices,
tickets, etc. (Ilene suggests postage
stamps, pictures, text)

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