What's included?

    1. Diamond Hinged Drumleaf Book

Course Details

  • $19.00
  • 1 lesson
  • 1 instructional PDF
  • Diamond hinged drumleaf book

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Learn how to create diamond hinged drumleaf books.

  • Diamond Hinged Drumleaf Book

    Learn how to create a diamond hinged drumleaf folio book. Starting with a basic folio book which is both useful and simple to create. Then you have the option to embellish with a diamond hinged drumleaf book. You can use decorative paper like Adele has used, or an alternative block colour, or even dye some plain paper! The options are endless.

  • Bonus Material

    Downloadable PDF with step by step instructions.

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Level and equipment

This course is suitable for beginners through to advanced artisans.
Only basic equipment and materials are needed, including: 

  • Paper (any size, Adele has used A1 cartidge paper) 
  • Decorative paper (any size) 
  • Glue stick 
  • Ruler 
  • Paring knife 
  • Snap blade knife 
  • Cutting mat


Adele Outteridge

Adele Outteridge gained her BSc from the University of Melbourne in 1967 then worked as an Experimental Scientist with CSIRO. She studied with the School of Colour and Design in Sydney from 1984-88 and returned as lecturer, tutor. She taught at the Ku-Ring-Gai Art Centre from 1983-89. Adele now travels to all states and internationally lecturing and teaching. Her work in artists’ books, printmaking, sculpture and drawing has been exhibited widely, is held in private and public collections and has appeared in major publications in Australia and overseas. Studio West End was established in 1998 by Adele Outteridge and the late Wim de Vos. Since then they have provided a unique venue for teaching, mentoring, and exhibiting in a wide variety of visual art and design media. Their work is exhibited, published and collected nationally and internationally. “The teaching and practice of art is an integral part of our being. Without it there is no cultural development for humanity”. (Wim de Vos 2014)