Karleigh has taught workshops throughout Utah including at the Bountiful Davis Art Center and Central Utah Art Center. She's also taught community classes at Snow College. Karleigh also travels to teach and has taught in downtown Los Angeles and Forest Grove, Oregon at the Focus on Book Arts Conference.
10 Book Workshop
Time: 15 hours split into 2 or 3 days
Cost: $250 which includes all materials for your 10 books
Description: In this two day workshop, each student has the opportunity to create and keep 10 different books. We will cover the basics of bookbinding for beginners, but students of all skill levels are welcome.
The ten book structures are:
Single Sheet Books
Japanese Stab Bound Books
Flower Fold Books
Accordion with Pockets and Sewn Signatures
Hinged Ledger Book
Softcover Leather Longstitch
Tapes Bound Book ( A Traditional Hardcover Book)
Raised and Inset Designs in Paper, Fabric and Leather
Time: 6 hours
Cost: $125 which includes all materials
Description:Give your books a little character! In this workshop each student has the opportunity to create 3 book covers with Paper, Fabric and Leather. Each book cover will have an inset or raised design of your choosing. Raised and Inset designs on spines of books are also demonstrated and discussed.
Time: 12 hours split into two days
Cost: $210 which includes all materials
Description: Ready to be a little bit rebellious? Take a step into the steampunk world with this workshop! We’ll explore metal, wood, leather, antiquing, raised and inset designs, a variety of cover attachment options and we’ll add a bit of unique decor to our journals! Each student will make their own steampunk book from scratch. This course covers two stitches, the double needle coptic and sewn-onto-tapes.
Time: 6 hours
Description: Debunking the myth that artists' books are too difficult to make, this class will give you new understanding to organizing your creative ideas and help you explore the world of Artists’ Books. Karleigh will be unlocking her idea book for you to take a sneak peak at the creative process and her way of storing and building ideas. She’ll demonstrate the use of the 6 elements of the artists’ book and how to create a really strong artistic piece. You will have the opportunity to create your own artists' book ideas in the class and start your own creative ideas book.
Flower Box Fun
Time: 4 hours
Cost: $85 which includes all materials
Description: This box is blooming full of surprises. The petals fold into the box but still allow room for something to be placed inside. In this fun workshop each student will make their own flower box. We’ll also discuss flower varieties that can be used, different materials and different box shapes and sizes for future box making fun.