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Ex Libris – means, literally, “from the book”; a book owner’s identification label pasted to the inside front cover of a book. Informal member interviews will be shared monthly. The purpose is to ”get to know” each other in an effort to build relationships and community. Craig Kubic, our Secretary-Treasurer is contacting members to participate. We look forward to each interview and hope you will too. … Continue reading

Joint Chapter Print Exchange: Rocky Mountain and Lone Star

We are excited to announce this joint Holiday Print & Paper Exchange with Rocky Mountain Chapter and Lone Star Chapter of Guild of Book Workers! HOW IT WORKS: Each participant will create an edition of no more than 15 prints to send to other participants with one print being sent to LSC Events Coordinator, Syd Webb. Syd will photograph each work to be used in an online … Continue reading Joint Chapter Print Exchange: Rocky Mountain and Lone Star

Ex Libris, an interview with Karen Hanmer.

GBW Lone Star Chapter Interview Questions What type of bookbinding you practice? My creative work is divided between small editions of artists’ books, larger editions of inexpensive multiples, and design bindings intertwining history, culture, politics, and science/technology. I use both traditional and contemporary book structures, and the work is often playful in content or format. I also make bookbinding instructional materials: structure models and tutorials mostly … Continue reading Ex Libris, an interview with Karen Hanmer.

Ex Libris, an interview with Esther Kibby.

GBW Lone Star Chapter Interview Questions What type of bookbinding you practice? My career began as an illustrator and designer. Bookbinding for me is an art form that allows for the incorporation of all my graphic interests – typography, letterpress, printmaking, and photography. I equate the craft to miniature architecture; the step-by-step process to build the text block into a form which people want to pick … Continue reading Ex Libris, an interview with Esther Kibby.

Lone Star Chapter Guild of Book Workers invites you to:

Monthly Zoom member show & tell Colophon: a statement at the end of a book, giving information about its authorship and printing. Telephone: an instrument designed for the simultaneous transmission and reception of the human voice. The purpose of Colophone is to share informally, in a casual, supportive setting with other members. Members can share what they have been working on; book or otherwise, what … Continue reading Lone Star Chapter Guild of Book Workers invites you to:

2020 Survey for the Lone Star Chapter Guild of Book Workers

Greetings Lone Star Chapter Guild of Book Workers, We know that everyone is working in an extremely difficult time.  Your Lone Star Chapter is committed to furthering our goals and seeking to remain connected even if we cannot meet face to face.  The Lone Star Chapter Guild of Book Workers is an active and diverse group dedicated to cultivating professional excellence. The Chapter leadership team … Continue reading 2020 Survey for the Lone Star Chapter Guild of Book Workers