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CSS hosts Workshop Focused on Traditional Bookmaking Techniques

Adam Olander
Created: February 02, 2019 10:52 PM

The College of St. Scholastica hosted a workshop titled "Art of the Book" on Saturday. During the event visitors got a chance to learn about St. John's bible while getting hands-on experience with a variety of traditional bookmaking techniques.

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"This event here is actually is us being able to interact with all different ways that books have been produced for thousands of years, really, but looking at all different aspects of the art of the bible," Assistant Professor, Heidi Johnson said. "So this is kind of a mix of people being able to watch, see and do demonstrations, as well as being able to do hands-on activities."

Some of those activities included paper making, writing with quills, drawing celtic knots and more. There were also several demonstrations to enjoy such as calligraphy, ink making and drawing illustrated borders.

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