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November 18-19, Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm
In this course, Students will learn the basics of relief carving and printing on a Vandercook letterpress. We will explore a variety of techniques such as reduction carving, two plate registration, and selective inking. Students will leave the class with the ability to print multiple copies of complex layered images.
No previous printing experience required.
December 2, Saturday, 10 am-4 pm
Ever wanted to print a book but don’t think you have time? Printing and making books can be quick and fun! In this class we will explore five book forms that can be made from a single sheet of paper. Students will learn how set up the press for printing single page books, and will leave the class with five printed books. This is a great class for Zine makers, artists, and poets that want to start learning about making books!Find out more »
December 9, Saturday, 10 am-4 pm
Pamphlet stitch books are a simple, but elegant way to bring a series of pages together into a book. Perfect for a story narrative or just a journal, you will see how versatile this book can be. In this one day class you will learn to stitch pages together into signatures and how to bind with both a soft and hard cover. No Experience required. All materials included in tuition. Please bring your personal tool kit including an exact-o or olfa knife, bone folder* and pin tool or awl*.Find out more »
Mark Cockram: Master Faculty Fellow
December 16-17, Saturday & Sunday, 10 am-4 pm
This 2 day course is intended to allow the student to explore and investigate design and material use in a more creative and open framework. It will give students the opportunity to select and explore a range of media and materials, and to pursue design ideas through development of their own personal style in the production and applied decoration of a Flat Back Case binding.Find out more »
December 16, Saturday, 10 am-4 pm
Do you have ideas for publishing your own books but aren’t sure where to start? This workshop is for you! In this one day class students will learn a range of possibilities for taking their own writing and pictures and binding them their very own zine. You will make your own images, play with different page layouts and learn a range of simple yet good looking binding techniques. Students will learn good craftsmanship without sacrificing the economics of a democratic multiple. Everyone with an interest in books is welcome.Find out more »
December 16-17 Saturday & Sunday, 10 am-4 pm
Shibori is the term for a range of techniques for shaping, securing and dyeing cloth. In this one day workshop we will practice dip-dying folded paper and fabric and will immersion dye fabric sewn with needle and thread to create beautifully rich geometric patterns with blended colors and a handmade look.Find out more »