Just because Rimbaud won't be there is no reason you shouldn't attend the Seventh Annual MCBA Visual Journal Collective Portrait Party.
Not only will attendees partner up to sketch each other, but the resultant paired portraits will be pasted up to print across the spread from each other in an editioned book we will also make at the party. (Can life be any more exciting than this? Create content, print a book, bind a book all in 3 hours?!)
Really, this is so much fun it should be illegal.
What you need to know:
Monday, January 19, 2014
6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
At the Minnesota Center for Book Arts
Bring a black pen you like to sketch with. (Paper will be provided.)
All skill levels are welcome. Don't miss out on the fun because your internal critic says you can't draw people. Come and join in and I'm sure you'll realize you can draw people. The book we make is a simple structure that anyone can bind—we will walk you through it.
There will be a small fee (I don't know exactly what it is yet, it's usually $5) to cover paper and copier costs. Bring exact cash or a check because the shop is closed and there is no way to give you change.
Group Co-ordinator Suzanne Hughes is also looking for volunteers to help with various tasks (some as simple as carrying printed pages downstairs from the copier to the collating tables), so contact her at sznnhghs at gmail dot com to ask her how you can help.
Don't miss out on the fun! I hope to see you all there, especially if you have wild and crazy hair.
The only reason I can think of for non-attendance is if you don't live in the Twin Cities area. If you don't, ask yourself why? And then you can read this overview of the process so you can throw your own portrait party.