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Book Alchemy - Reimagining Books: Beyond the Shelves  (Workshop 1)

Book Alchemy - Reimagining Books: Beyond the Shelves (Workshop 1) In-Person

Book Alchemy: a series of 3 workshops in Book Art

Mixed Media & Watercolour

Prioritise your wellbeing and creative expression.

Enjoy a short break from your academic demands.

Discover the transformative power of text and image.

Unlock the secrets of book art and unleash your creativity in our immersive series of workshops: Book Alchemy. Let's reimagine books together and watch as pages are reborn into works of art.

What to Expect:

  • Guided demonstrations on watercolour and mixed media techniques
  • Hands-on practice sessions to explore different artistic styles
  • Inspiration from examples of renowned artists who have redefined the boundaries of book art
  • Opportunities for discussion and collaboration
  • Exhibit your work in a joint exhibition

Don't miss this chance to breathe new life into old books and unleash your creativity in unexpected ways. Join us for "Book Alchemy" and embark on a journey of transformation and discovery.

Workshop 1 - Reimagining Books: Beyond the Shelves

We invite you to explore the art of transforming the printed page into stunning medieval castles, and to delve into the creative process of using watercolour and mixed media techniques to reinvent discarded books into unique masterpieces.


Images below serve illustrative purposes, sparking imagination, and are not actual representations of work that may be created in the workshop:

Castle made of pages on a book https://www.revistaartesanato.com.br/artesanato-com-jornal-10-ideias-espetaculares? epik=dj0yJnU9Y2VFSF96OVc3UXpleGhxTEkwL UhyYTVDaGpxYkNwWUYmcD0wJm49ODNYZH VFbVNNSnB3ejFiVF8tVmdZQSZ0PUFBQUFBR1czbEY4


Castle made from book pages  https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/86553624081826106/


All workshops are free.

All materials provided.

Feel free to attend any or all of the workshops; there’s no requirement to attend one in order to participate in another.

Creations from these workshops may be displayed in an exhibition in the Maughan Library, subject to permission.

These workshops are for King's Students only.

Monday, April 22, 2024
14:00 - 16:00
Time Zone:
UK, Ireland, Lisbon Time (change)
Room -1.39, Maughan Library
Strand Campus

Registration is required. There are 2 seats available.