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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

News from the CBAS Study Group...

Bobbi Vallery's Star Book
Study Group Member's Shine
The CBAS Study Group has been on a roll this year, and our May 12th meeting kept us moving right along. Bobbi Vallery did a great job simplifying what everyone had thought would be a really complicated structure, the star book. Bobbi's beautifully illustrated example of the form, inspired by a vacation in a cabin in the woods, was one of the highlights of last year's Bookworks exhibit.
Peg's star book
Bobbi made up kits with pre-cut boards and paper, which made assembling the structures possible in a short meeting. That left us with enough time to add dimension to our books by cutting through the book's four layers. From the same basic kit of blank paper, the ten study group members present at the Northside Branch Library, showed their creativity by completing different and wonderfully imaginative books.
Sara's star book

Robin's star book

Thanks to Bobbi and to all who came - you are what makes the CBAS Study Group a success!!