Creative Book Arts
Create a mini library exploring creative book forms, using simple but effective printmaking techniques combined with collage and thread. Delve into the world of making flower books, zines and accordion books with mono-etching, monoprinting and thread to create your individual visual narratives for each page.
Tutor Mandeep with show you examples of work that cover the principles and process of printmaking and bookforms, followed by a planning discussion that considers shape, form and texture. This will be followed by demonstrations on mono-etching and monoprint techniques, as well as step-by-step instructions on how to create your own book. A perfect start to spring in the beautiful Botanic Gardens.
Mandeep Dhadialla is a printmaker who produces original botanical relief prints, predominantly creating linocuts made by creating her own drawings on traditional lino and Japanese vinyl cutting surfaces. She has received an Honourable Mention Award with Circle Foundation for the Arts, Kenya, and achieved Commended for the same print with my submission to Teesside Print Prize 20.