We’ve long been fans of Debbie Millman’s visual essays, now regularly published to Imprint. Her latest “essay” literally drew inspiration from Mike Mills‘ Oscar-winning film, Beginners. She picked up a journal…
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[Alyson Kuhn] I am not much of a maker. I wrap small packages, I hand fold envelopes, I type über-tidy address labels, I arrange postage … but I don’t sketch or paint or sew. I have never spontaneously made a book. So, I was a bit apprehensive about taking a five-day bookmaking workshop. And, on the first afternoon, already frustrated by “simple” paper-folding to limber up our fingers, I did indeed announce that 3D was one more D than I was good at. But — thanks to Rachel Hazell and my classmates — I am now up to 2.5D.
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[Alyson Kuhn] At the beginning of February, I attended Rachel Hazell’s five-day bookmaking workshop, Colour of Love, as previewed here. It was the week before Valentine’s Day, but the theme was love in the broadest personal sense: what — rather than simply who — do you love? The workshop spun into a house party, and the gathering expanded into a rather remarkable mix, or maybe a confluence, of paper-loving merrymakers. All of whom — including the instructor — found the most inspiring aspect of the experience to be … the other participants. The idyllic setting was a distant second.
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