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Bookbinding II (A): InBoards Leather Binding (Nights)
February 28, 2017 - March 28, 2017
February 28, 5 Tuesday Evenings, 6 – 9 pm
In this 18-hour intermediate class, you will be introduced to leather binding by making a half bound leather book with a smooth spine over a hollow tube and leather corners. In the process you will learn how to pare leather by hand and with a paring machine and most importantly, how to sharpen your paring knife. Bookbinding I or commensurate experience required.
Bookbinding II, part of our Core Curriculum and taught by our Core Instructors, is now offered in two successive parts: Bookbinding II (A) and Bookbinding II (B).
Shanna Yarbrough is a book artist currently living in Bronx, NY. She earned an MFA in Book Arts from the University of Alabama and has studied with master printers George Kane, Peter Kruty and Steve Miller, and bookbinders Wesley Baker and Dominic Riley. Her approach to book arts is craft-based, with an emphasis on process and traditional press and bench skills. Shanna has taught both bookbinding and letterpress at the Corcoran College of Art + Design, and has been an instructor at The Center for Book Arts in New York since 2004; her work is represented in institutional and private collections across the U.S.
Note: This class can be bundled with Bookbinding II (B) for a total of $700 non-members / $675 members. Call the Center at 212-481-0295 to receive the package price.