TEACHER: Bronwyn Rees
DATE: Wed – Fri
TIME: 10am – 5pm (hour lunch break)
LOCATION: QG&W mezzanine print studio
COST: per person*: $495 (1pp), $365 (2pp), $220 (3pp)


The book making workshop aims to be exploratory and will encourage participants to make a small book (or small books) of their choice using various papers and techniques.

Participants will be encouraged to prepare the paper for their small book/s through printmaking methods such as linocut, mono print, and drypoint. Participants can also incorporate other artwork and paper resources such as their own drawings, old proofs/prints, and found and resourced papers such as, photos, film, acetate etc.

Bronwyn will demonstrate the following book binding methods: pamphlet, Japanese stab binding, snake eyes pattern, concertina and single page, and then guide each participant through making their book/s.

Although not essential as participants will make prints during the workshop, you are encouraged to bring along anything you think could be used to layer, or incorporate into your book.

Printmaking and binding materials will be provided.


  • bringing in some paper and art of your own to develop further
  • bringing in some reference to use as inspiration
  • keeping it simple and just enjoying the experimentation of mark making, printing by hand and then making a book.


SKILL LEVEL REQUIRED: All levels and experience
INCLUDED: Tea, coffee, butchers’ paper, tarlatan, use of tools, 1 A4 plastic plate, 8 sheets of paper for printing, blank ink, shellac and tools.
NOT INCLUDED: Drawing journal, take home packs, accommodation and food. Plenty of food choice in QueenscliffACCOMMODATION OPTIONS: AthelstaneClydesvilleQueenscliff and Coastal HolidaysRuby’sSeaviewVue Grand.

Participants must wear protective footwear. Please bring an apron.

When making a booking you may pay in full to secure your place for this workshop. Email us for direct debit details or call 03 4202 0942 for phone payments. Invoices will be provided on arrival upon request. Payments will be refunded if the class is cancelled. If you are unable to attend, you must notify us at least three weeks prior to the workshop date. A cancellation fee of $100 will apply for cancellations made within three weeks of the chosen date.

∗ Bring a friend/friends to receive half price on the additional bookings


  • Shared kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Nespresso coffee machine (gold coin donation for coffee)
  • Tea, milk, sugar, juice
  • Toilet
  • No disability access
  • One flight of stairs
  • Access to art books
  • Free street parking

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