Intro to Bookmaking (10/7-10/28/2024, 6-8:30pm)

Intro to Bookmaking (10/7-10/28/2024, 6-8:30pm)

October 7, 2024, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm



Intro to Bookmaking 
with Sharon Giesfeldt 
Experience Level: Beginner, no prior experience needed
Mondays October 7-October 28, 6-8:30pm (4 sessions)

Ages 18+ (Please contact us at dsegerstrom@paramountarts.org if you have a younger student interested in participating) 

Dive in to the world of bookmaking, as Sharon guides you through a variety of techniques to create your own beautiful books. These are perfect for writing, journaling, visual journaling, they make great gifts for your friends and loved ones (or for you too!)

Some materials included in the cost of tuition: you are welcome to bring the following items if you would like to work with your own supplies:

Metal Ruler or one with a metal edge for cutting/ tearing against

Exacto blade handles (small ones not Stanley box cutters)

Cutting mats- I have about 8 or so small ones and some bigger ones.

Scissors – full sized

Art materials to decorate or draw in their books

Heavy book

Studio Practices- What to Expect While You Are Creating with Us!

The Paramount Center for the Arts welcomes all people to the Studios with the expectation of inclusion and respect towards all, including yourself, fellow students, instructors, staff and volunteers.

Instructor Prep Time: Please allow your instructor time to prepare your classroom; if you arrive more than 15 minutes earlier than the class start time, please explore one of our onsite exhibition spaces or wait in the Lobby in the Visual Arts Department.

Cleaning: Please help keep the Studios a welcoming space by cleaning up your area before departing the building.

Food and Beverage: The Visual Arts Department offers a Lobby Area for students and instructors to enjoy food and beverages. There is an onsite microwave and refrigerator, along with vending machines. For your safety, we ask that you please do not eat in any of the Studios.

Supplies and Materials: For the safety and wellbeing of all visitors to the Paramount, we ask that materials that are used in the studios are the recommended brands and grade, as described in the materials list, or are approved by Paramount Staff.

Weather Closures:  In the event of severe weather, the Visual Arts Department will update the phone messages on the Information Desk (320) 257-3125, announce closures on the Paramount website homepage, and will communicate via email to any students whose class meeting time is impacted by the closure

October 7, 2024, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Paramount Center for the Arts

913 West St. Germain StreetSt. Cloud, MN 56301United States