Bookbinding Ins & Outs
Saturday, May 13th & 20th, 11am-4pm
In this bookbinding workshop, artists will become familiar with the tools, materials and tricks of the book binding trade! Throughout this course, we’ll explore binding in highly personalized way, creating multiple soft and hardcover artists’ books. Each artist will create beautiful handmade books, and all the knowledge needed to explore binding in their own work. Artists should anticipate creating a minimum of 6 different books. Beginners welcome!
-1 yard of light-weight fabric (silk, cotton, linen; no stretch, no quilting, embroidery, beading, sequins, etc)
-3-4 sheets of decorative papers (minimum size 11x15”; varied weights okay)
-1 sketchbook or notebook in which to take and hold notes
Optional: Binding tools (needles, Xacto knife, bone folder, cutting mat, pencils, rulers, etc). These will be available to be used during the two-day workshop; you do not need to purchase these if you do not already have them. However, if you prefer to use your own tools, please label them.
Optional: Prints, photos, works on paper, etc. These may be used as the covers for both soft and hardcover books. You may also choose to use these in your bindings.
Instructor: Dave DiMarchi
Price: $90/$85 Early Registration (Deadline Feb. 4th)