Old Books into New Art - Workshops at The Friary
I ran two workshops in November 2015 based on making new art from second hand books. The people who took part came up with some fascinating works of art. The atmosphere in the Friary was very contemplative during these workshop sessions, as everyone, including the children, focused on their interpretations of the book-art techniques.
We also made decorations with the second hand books, simply using jewellery wire and old books, and one of the participants showed us how to make tree and angel decorations from folded books. This was fascinating and very well received! Sharing creative skills is a great way to learn new skills and build communities.