Artist Bookmaking Workshop with Tamsin Green

This workshop has been designed by artist Tamsin Green for photographic artists who have a project that they wish to make into a book. The creation of the physical book dummy is an important part of Tamsin’s practice, with elements of the book being worked out through the process of making.  For anyone interested in developing a book, this course will offer useful insight into, and practical experience of, this thoroughly enjoyable process.


• How to design and make a handmade book
• Visual communication: Grids/ typography/ layouts
• Book making structures
• What to consider and when to make environmentally conscious choices
• How to set up and output files from in-design to print
• Self-publishing and setting up an imprint
• Review of participants book dummies in group and 1:1 sessions

To facilitate discussion and feedback in addition to the scheduled sessions, we will be using an online collaboration platform.

Sessions 1 & 2 are online and sessions 3 & 4 are in-person at Photofusion.

The first week is intensive and participants must ensure that they can make all the dates/times

Session 1 (2.5 hrs) ONLINE – Tues 22 March (6.30-9pm)
Artist Talk – In depth review of Tamsin’s books to date
Individual presentations of projects.

Session 2 (2.5 hrs) ONLINE – Thurs 24 March (6.30-9pm)
Graphic Design: Grids/ typography/ layouts
In-Design workshop (from setting-up a file to print)

Session 3 – at Photofusion – Sat 26 March (10am-5pm)
Book making structures
Environmental approaches to book making
Book making workshop: bindings/ paper types/ printing

WEEK 2 Break for participants to develop work and make a book dummy

Session 4 – at Photofusion – Sat 9 April (10am-4pm)
Self-publishing and setting up an imprint
Looking at the participants book dummies in group review sessions

There will be the opportunity for a follow up 1:1 session with Tamsin after the workshop where helpful in the continuing development of the book objects.

Dates: 22/24/26 March & 9 April 2022
Days: Tues/Thurs/Sat
Time: 6.30-9.30 & 10-5
Length: 4 Days
Tutor: Tamsin Green
Fee: £295.00
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