Book-Blinding and Sketching Workshop

Join local bookbinder Cass Barron to create your own A6 (landscape) leather, or pleather, covered sketchbook, complete with decorative exposed stitching and a nifty fastening in this workshop.

Book-Blinding and Sketching Workshop

About Book-Blinding and Sketching Workshop

Join local bookbinder Cass Barron to create your own A6 (landscape) leather, or pleather, covered sketchbook, complete with decorative exposed stitching and a nifty fastening to store your pens and pencils. Then after a well deserved lunch break, you and your newly bound book will take to the streets for a sketching tour led by Mark Kirkham, aka The Edinburgh Sketcher, where you'll learn some tricks of the trade and get some gentle encouragement to fill those blank pages. On colder days, sketching will be mainly indoors at the amazing Scottish Portrait Gallery.

This workshop is a great opportunity to let your creativity flow in a supportive environment, learn a range of skills and leave with a personalised sketchbook.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Book-Blinding and Sketching Workshop are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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