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Make Your Own Concertina Book

Location Leicester Print Workshop
Date & Time Saturday 18th January
10.00am - 4.00pm
Tutor  Sumiko Eadon

The day will introduce you to making artist books and show you how to create a one off handmade sketchbook of your own. You will choose either a hardback and/or soft back concertina sketchbook in your preferred format with cloth cover and decorative papers.

Course Structure

  • Introduction and example
  • Learn about paper - cutting, folding and sewing
  • Make a simple pamphlet
  • Demonstration of concertina book making with a hardback
  • Make a basic concertina book with a hardback


  • Plan and make concertina books in your own preferred format
  • Tidy up and evaluation

      About the Tutor

      Sumiko Eadon is an artist and printmaker based in Leicestershire. She is originally from Japan where she learned woodblock printing and wood engraving. She obtained a first class Fine Art degree as a mature student at Loughborough University in 2013.

      Since graduation, she has been involved in some residencies, exhibitions and projects, and developed her portfolio through usage of digital photographic images and experimental moving image, exploring the theme of place, space, temporality and memory.

      Her recent work is more drawing based and employs techniques such as photo-plate lithography and mono print. She constantly practices and experiments with different ways of working.

      Using her experience of different making approaches, she aims to share the delight of creating artwork with people in the wider community.


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          Pre-course information: We will send you details of how to find us and what to bring with you when we process your booking. 


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