Book as ART materials workshopold books for making art

This is a project and process based course that uses old books as the foundation for art projects and tools.

  • Do you love books?
  • Do you want to make intimate art with parts of old books?
  • Are you willing to cut up and re-shape books?
  • 4 lessons – $85.00

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FREE - Video Tutorial - How to Make the Glycerin and Gelatin Plate for Making Monotypes

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Greenhouse a winter sanctuary
Linda Germain gelatin printing at Nunan's greenhouse

Yesterday I joined several other members of the Haverhill Art Association at Nunan’s Florist and greenhouse for a botanical inspired day of printing. Each Sunday in January the artists gather in the greenhouse and paint, draw, print and make clay work. The series culminates with a final exhibit and opening to the public on Sunday,…

Where to buy glycerin for gelatin printmaking
glycerin for gelatin printmaking

If you want to make the gelatin and glycerin plate for monotype printmaking, then you will need to find about 12 oz of glycerin. It was always a little bit of a challenge to find it, but recently it has ¬†become a little harder to find. Here in the US you can find it: Big…

Survive or Thrive the Holidays?
snow in the city

Well we made it through the busy holiday season. Did you just survive it or did it help your thrive? There could be a little bit of both. Surviving the chaos and busyness and yet finding moments of thriving with pleasure of gift making enjoying the joy of gift giving being wrapped up in the…

Stains on the homemade gelatin printing plate
gelatin plate monotype prints by linda germain

I remember that some “dyes” as opposed to inks and paints can stain the homemade gelatin plate. It does not affect the subsequent prints but some sometimes it can be visually distracting. Today I was using one of my Tyvek stencils and noticed that it left a stain on the gelatin plate like a line…