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Coinciding with the exhibition of fine bindings titled ‘Reflections of a Philosophical Voyager’, which will showcase the creative work of 18 Australian bookbinders, the Sutton Village Gallery will host a 3hr workshop run by master bookbinder, Joy Tonkin who will guide you through the steps to construct a 15th century leather journal, known as a ‘Tegumentum’ limp binding. (Tegumentum comes from the Latin meaning “covering” or “vestment”) The technique is practical and simple. The binding features a leather, or suede, cover, with many opportunities to be creative. You will come away with your own unique handmade leather journal and the knowledge to continue creating beautiful journals in your own time.
12 Aug, 1-4pm
$77 🛑BOOKED OUT
Sutton Village Gallery
Joy Tonkin is a master bookbinder and book & paper conservationist who has been working out of Bookarts Bindery with her husband John Tonkin, also a master bookbinder, for 30 years. Together and individually, they have been commissioned to work on distinctive one-off book projects and have run many specialist bookbinding workshops, comprising a range of traditional and contemporary bookbinding techniques. Both Joy & John have exhibited their work internationally and many of their special bindings can be found in both private and public collections around the world.