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Design, Cut, & Print Monogram Ex Libris Bookplates

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Instructor: Carolyn Eady
Duration: 1 day, Saturday, March 14
Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Course fee: $95 members/non-members
Materials fee: $25 payable to the instructor
Prerequisite: none

Registration closes Tues, Mar 10 11:59 PM EST

Learn how to design, create, and print your own monogram Ex Libris bookplate! In this workshop students will learn basic relief printing techniques, using 3″ x 3″ softoleum blocks and lino cutting tools. Minimal monogram designs will be encouraged for beginners’ success. Then students will print their blocks in a small edition of at least 10 (or as many as time permits), in one colour, creating the perfect adornment for their book collection! Instructions will be given on how to print more bookplates at home, using everyday household tools.

Note: Sharp tools are used in this class. And, if you wear glasses to see small details, make sure to bring them!

Carolyn Eady of Sprouts Press is a bookbinder/book artist and printmaker, teaching bookbinding workshops throughout Ontario. She founded Sprouts Press in 2008 and sells her work online (Etsy), at various shows and select shops. Carolyn has a BFA from OCAD and has taught for CBBAG since 2015. To see Carolyn’s work, go to www.sproutspress.com or follow her on social media (@sproutspress).


March 14
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


CBBAG Bindery
180 Shaw Street, Suite 102
Toronto, Ontario Canada