Hi LSC – GBW members! I am looking forward to getting to know you all better. In fact, that’s one of the main reasons I joined the group, to expand my community and learn new skills. Kim, Catherine, Virginia and I are working together to plan some pretty fun events for the year. Thanks to Tish and Jeanne for all of the super helpful information they are continuing to share with us.
If you want to see what else I’ve been up to, follow me on Instagram @sydwebbstudios
LSC Big Spring workshop: Contemporary Paper Bindings with Karen Hanmer was a success! We spent two days in the Texas A&M Preservations facility watching, learning, and making four beautiful paper bindings. Great space with a genuine Texas view.
The paper bindings included: German Stiffened Paper Binding (using a double-fan adhesive), Paper Case with Adhesive Attachment, Laced Paper Case with Unsupported Sewing, and Long Stitch through a Slotted Paper Cover (with a Yapp edge). We also had a tour of a selection of the Berger Cloonan Special Collection of decorative papers. Beautiful!
Perfect weekend to make books and have fun! Special thanks to Karen Hanmer, Jeanne Goodman, Kevin O’Sullivan, all the workshop participants, and Texas A&M Preservations! HOWDY!
Welcome to the 3rd Annual Lone Star Chapter Valentine Print Exchange online exhibit.
Lone Star members sent original prints in small editions to fellow members for Valentine’s Day. This year’s theme was Romantic Cities, and from the entries, it seems a number of Texans find boats to be romantic… Ah, Amore!
Tish Brewer. “Venice at night.” 2019 Linocut print on blue kozo
Elizabeth Mellot. “Texas Hill Country.” 2019. Fogged silver photograph (archival ink output) and paper
Detail. Elizabeth Mellot
Detail. Elizabeth Mellot CSC
Janet Reynolds. “Venice.” 2019
Detail. Janet Reynolds
Jesse Hunt. “I miss you snow..” 2019
Cindy Haller. “Amore.” 2019. Digital images in pen and ink stippling technique on Arches 90#HP paper with Hand lettering.
Detail. Cindy Haller
Pamela Wood. “Paris Valentine.” 2019, Original Paste Paper and Calligraphy
Detail. Pamela Wood. “My love for Paris is more than a Destination, it is etched in my soul.”
Nothing like getting original artwork, sharing the love, and getting mail! Join us again next year!
This year we partnered with our east coast cohorts, the New England chapter, for a joint fall print exchange with theme: Autumn Equinox. We had equal participation from both chapter membership (which made the mailing list much easier, thank you!) and these are the results! Enjoy.
Conception of the first Lone Star / New England chapters joint print exchange went something like this:
::Scene: GBW Standards of Excellence, at a counter somewhere… ::
NE Chair Erin: “Hey, we should do a chapter something together”
LSC Events Jeanne: “okay.”
Are you going to GBW Standards of Excellence this year?
Here’s a list of what we’ve got planned over the next couple of months. Please check your inboxes for more details!
August 25, Austin: Self guided group tour of the Austin Public Central Library at 10:30, followed by lunch, and then a tour of the lab with highlights of the fine bindings collection at the Harry Ransom Center at 1pm.
Joint Chapter Autumn Print Exchange, Lone Star and New England: Signup deadline is August 17, and prints should be postmarked by September 22. The theme is “Autumn Equinox”.
September 15, Dallas: One-day workshop with Catherine Burkhard on Iris Folding.
October 19, Minneapolis: Chapter MeetUp at Standards, Friday lunch.
Welcome to the 2nd Annual Valentine Print Exchange online exhibit. Lone Star members sent original prints in small editions to fellow members for Valentine’s Day. Nothing like getting original artwork, sharing the love, and getting mail!