2019WKSP-32 & 33 The Elbum

  • 17 Nov 2019
  • 10:00 AM
  • 18 Nov 2019
  • 5:00 PM
  • CBBAG Bindery, Toronto ON
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2019WKSP-32 + 2019WKSP-33

The Elbum

Instructor: Delphine Platten

Location: CBBAG Bindery (180 Shaw St)

Two 1-day courses:

November 17 + November 18

Hours: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Course fee: $ 95 members/ non-members

Materials fee: $15 payable to the instructor

Prerequisite: None, but a taste for precision is required


Learn how to make “The Elbum,” a fun and clever album structure which holds its pages by gripping them into a series of articulated narrow pockets. A treasure of paper engineering, this project is also a great introduction to concertina folding by hand. This technique is perfect to create an evolving portfolio, an artist’s book, or an original album.


Delphine Platten has a master's degree in philosophy and has always been passionate about books and the technical approach of working with different materials. In 2004, freshly arrived in Montréal QC she met Odette Drapeau, a key figure in the creative binding world, who became her mentor. She started her apprenticeship under Odette’s direction and then worked in her studio for more than 5 years. Delphine completed her training by obtaining a collegial diploma in art conservation techniques. Her creations are now part of the collection of the National Library and Archives of Québec. For more information, see www.delphineplatten.com or follow her at https://www.instagram.com/delphineplattenreliure/ and https://www.facebook.com/DelphinePlattenReliure/


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