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Book Arts Workshop: Love Note Advent Book with Lana Lambert

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Jefferson School City Center

233 4th Street NW

Charlottesville, VA 22903

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Book Arts Workshop: Love Note Advent Book with Lana Lambert Saturday, February 5, 2022 (12 Noon - 5:00 PM)

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Book Arts Workshop: Love Note Advent Book with Lana Lambert – Saturday, February 5, 2022 (12 Noon - 5:00 PM)

This book form utilizes the Coptic style binding to create a bundle of letters as a gift for a chosen recipient. With a little forethought, this book allows you to create the gift of correspondence in advance. It is a gift that gives beyond its initial reception. This book allows you to give thoughtful correspondence on the dates of your choice so it is a gift that gives for as many pages as you want to bind into the book. In this class, 7 envelope “pages” make up the week before Valentine's Day.

Even after all the correspondences are opened, the book keeps all your notes bound together for your recipient to reminisce as often as they like.

During this one-day class students will create a Love Note Advent Book and go over ideas on creative ways to fill the book with messages and treats to delight the heart.

About the artist: Lana Lambert is a resident artist of the Virginia Center for the Book and has been a member since 2010. She studied printmaking and bookmaking at her alma mater, the Corcoran College of Art and Design in Washington, D.C.

It was there that she had her first exposure to letterpress and Japanese book forms. It was soon after that she fell in love with relief printing and learned the art of Japanese woodblock printing.

Lana received the honor of a Folklife Apprenticeship by the Virginia Folk Life Program in 2013 and learned even more under Garrett Queen, program director for the Virginia Center for the Book. She continues her work at the center and is currently focusing on a series of block prints focusing on the Tree of Life.

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Book Arts Workshop: Love Note Advent Book with Lana Lambert

Day/Date/Time: Saturday, February 5, 2022 (12 Noon - 5:00 PM)

Location: Virginia Center for the Book at the Jefferson School City Center

Fee for One Day Workshop: $80 members, $105 nonmembers (fees include $15 for materials)

Instructor: Lana Lambert

Class Size: Limited to 8 students

Skill level: All are welcome

Materials and tools: All materials provided w/tools available for in-class use

For additional workshop details and Center for the Book information: Garrett Queen

At 5:00 PM on Friday, February 4th Lana will be hosting a FREE companion workshop How to Write a Love Letter – please see https://bkart_loveletter_020422.eventbrite.com for details.

COVID Vaccination & Masking Policy:

It is the Virginia Center for the Book’s expectation that all workshop and presentation attendees will be vaccinated.

As of 08/09/21, all participants in Virginia Center for the Book programming must be masked.

Should public health guidelines change and new norms be applicable, we reserve the right to revisit the expectations in the interest of participant health and safety and full refunds will be made if this causes any cancellations.

Registration: Course fees must be paid to complete your registration. You will receive an email confirmation upon completion of your registration.


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