Books of The Earth

September 29, 2019 – October 5, 2019

Holly Fouts

In this workshop students with an interest in bookbinding learn the essentials and multiple stitching methods for making their own books. You will create beautiful, contemporary books while discovering the wonder of working with natural materials. Technique-driven content allows for the use of unusual materials to expand your range of skills and techniques. Participants will also oxidize copper to create a beautiful patina for their book covers and learn techniques using rust printing, object printing, mica, dyes and more to create materials for artful books. Open to all skill levels.


Holly Fouts is a full-time studio artist and teacher living in Asheville, North Carolina. She has taught workshops in book, print and other paper arts around the country. While honoring traditional skills and craftsmanship, Fouts seeks an element of contemporary expression by pushing the boundaries of her media. She is a member of Southern Highland Craft Guild, and her work has been exhibited and collected internationally, published in several periodicals and is represented by multiple galleries.

Holly Fouts

In order to complete your registration, a $300 deposit is required.

  • $250
  • hard copy paper catalog online catalog or course description

Registration Fees

There will be a one-time $50 non-refundable registration fee which enables you to register for as many workshops as you like during 2019. All cancellations must be made in writing by mail, fax or email (no phone calls please).

A cancellation fee of $100 will be charged on cancellations received more than 45 days prior to the start of your workshop. Cancellations received 45 days or less prior to the beginning of the workshop receive no refund.


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