Join Golden Hare Books and Rachel Hazell, The Travelling Bookbinder, as she celebrates the launch of her first book, Bound, a collection of beautiful, accessible book-art projects that will inspire you to make.
Join us in the splendid surroundings of Riddle’s Court and raise a glass to Rachel’s brilliant new book – you won’t be able to resist getting stuck in to these amazing projects.
Whether you’re new to book art, or have attended Rachel’s inspiring workshops, this event is not to be missed!
Whether you have already tried your hand at bookbinding or are a complete beginner, let Rachel’s knowledge and passion inspire you to explore the many possibilities of bookart. Drawing her inspiration from remote landscapes, typography, shorelines, flea-markets and remarkable literary cities, book artist Rachel Hazell takes people on creative journeys, making books and unfolding stories.
Rachel has twenty years of experience taking people on creative journeys. She has held bookart workshops across the world – from palazzos in Venice to lighthouses in Shetland via Antarctica. Rachel builds itineraries that develop skills, as well as expand the imagination, increase confidence and build lasting friendships.
Drawing her inspiration from the beauty of paper, the familiarity of a well-thumbed book, shorelines, flea markets and foreign cities; Rachel launched her online e-course PaperLove in 2014 to enable people, regardless of location, to work with her to develop their creative ideas and techniques.
Rachel read English Literature at Edinburgh University, trained in Bookbinding at the London College of Printing and completed masters degrees in Book Art at Camberwell College of Art and Printmaking at Edinburgh College of Art.
Home is the city of Edinburgh and the small Hebridean island of Iona. With The Travelling Bookbinder, she holds bookart workshops across the world, from a palazzo in Venice to a library on Nantucket. Her online courses, PaperLove and BookLove enable people, regardless of location, to develop ideas, imagination and technical skill.