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Coal Valley

Beyond the Jacket

In this hands-on session, participants will have the opportunity to recreate their favorite book covers while also learning how to create a hidden compartment within their books. Dive into the world of book artistry and craftsmanship as you transform ordinary books into extraordinary works of art.

Beyond the Jacket
Beyond the Jacket

Horario y ubicación

4 fechas más

10 jul 2024, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Coal Valley, 900 1st St, Coal Valley, IL 61240, USA

Acerca del evento

Unleash your creativity and embark on a literary adventure with Beyond the Jacket, a unique workshop for teens at the Robert R. Jones Public Library. In this hands-on session, participants will have the opportunity to recreate their favorite book covers while also learning how to create a hidden compartment within their books. Dive into the world of book artistry and craftsmanship as you transform ordinary books into extraordinary works of art.

Workshop Highlights:

  • Book Cover Recreation: Bring your favorite book to life by recreating its cover using various art materials and techniques. Whether it's a beloved classic or a contemporary bestseller, let your imagination run wild as you design and decorate your own version of the book cover.
  • Hidden Compartment Creation: Learn how to create a hidden compartment within the pages of your book, perfect for storing small treasures, keepsakes, or personal notes. Discover clever techniques for cutting, folding, and securing the pages to create a seamless and secure compartment.
  • Personalization and Customization: Customize your book cover and hidden compartment to reflect your unique style, interests, and personality. Add personal touches, embellishments, and decorative elements to make your creation truly one-of-a-kind.
  • Craftsmanship and Creativity: Develop valuable crafting skills and unleash your creativity as you experiment with different materials, textures, and design elements. Receive guidance and inspiration from experienced instructors to help bring your vision to life.
  • Sharing and Showcasing: Share your completed book creations with fellow participants and showcase your artistic talents in a collaborative and supportive environment. Celebrate the beauty and diversity of literature through art.

What to Bring:

  • Your favorite book for reference.  All materials will be provided.
  • Any additional art supplies you wish to use (optional). Basic art materials will be provided.

Additional Information:

  • Participants are encouraged to bring their creativity and enthusiasm for book artistry.

Registration:

To reserve your spot for the Beyond the Jacket workshop, please register in advance. Join us for an imaginative and crafty exploration of book art as we go Beyond the Jacket and uncover hidden treasures within our favorite books. We look forward to creating, crafting, and connecting with you!

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