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Vail Symposium and CMC to host book-binding workshop

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VAIL – Everyone always tells you not to judge books by their covers, unless of course the cover is an indicator of the creativity that awaits inside.Vail Symposium, in partnership with Colorado Mountain College, hosts a book-binding workshop Oct. 23 with local artist Susan Malckin Dolan. The class will teach participants how to make handcrafted artist books that can hold recipes, quotations, poems or photos. This workshop will give participants the skills and inspiration to get started.Mackin Dolan, a paper and book maker, will teach how to construct a variety of artist books using varied techniques from simple traditional Japanese bindings, to accordion and pop-up structures, to altered and subverted regular books. No previous art or bookbinding experience is necessary. Materials are included. This class costs $20. For more information, call the Vail Symposium 476-0954.Vail, Colorado


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