Book-binding and Print-making for all

Posted on: 11 September 2018

By the end of the each session you will have learned or practiced a number of bookbinding or printmaking techniques.

Although the studio group is focused on individuals working on their own projects with technical support, guidance and demonstrations; group projects can be undertaken as well.

A range of materials and resources are supplied. If you have specific requirements, please make contact with the Tutor to discuss what you need.

Offered session dates (subject to minimum enrolments):

20th Sept. 3-5pm Printmaking and/or 6-8pm Bookbinding
18th Oct. 3-5pm Bookbinding and/or 6-8pm Printmaking
15th Nov. 3-5pm Printmaking and/or 6-8pm Bookbinding
20th Dec. 3-5pm Bookbinding and/or 6-8pm Printmaking
17th Jan. 3-5pm Printmaking and/or 6-8pm Bookbinding
28th Feb. 3-5pm Bookbinding and/or 6-8pm Printmaking
21st Mar. 3-5pm Printmaking and/or 6-8pm Bookbinding
25th Apr. 3-5pm Bookbinding and/or 6-8pm Printmaking
16th May. 3-5pm Printmaking and/or 6-8pm Bookbinding
20th Jun. 3-5pm Bookbinding and/or 6-8pm Printmaking
18th Jul. 3-5pm Printmaking and/or 6-8pm Bookbinding

Binding styles taught can include:
• Quick Casement Binding (Good for learning core skills)
• Long-stitch
• Open-spine decorative stitch
• Japanese-style and contemporary stab-binding
• Traditional Casement Binding
• Concertina and Accordion binding
• Folded books
• Binding over tapes or cords
• Mock embossing
• Closures and decorative embellishments
• Binding using leather, fine papers and recycled materials

Printmaking techniques offered include:
• Linocut
• Softcut
• Woodcut
• Fabric block printing
• Small Collagraphs (Due to press bed size)
• Embossing
• Monotype
• Small Drypoint works (On metal and Perspex)

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