Description:Thomas Freese shows different examples of accordion-fold books. Then he demonstrates the process and provides calligraphy tips for students.
- Use to demonstrate how to make an illustrated story for an accordion-fold book, practicing the art of calligraphy to write the text. (The Making Art section of the binder includes instructions for making accordion-fold books.)
- Use in conjunction with a discussion of the purposes of art (e.g., bookmaking, illustrating, etc.).
- Pair with an artist profile, such as artist and bookmaker Carolyn Whitesels segment (Fine Books/Cut Paper on Through Artists Eyes), to explore how an artist uses the skills demonstrated in this activity.
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