Book Arts 101

In this class students will learn the basics of bookbinding. This class is great for both those who wish to pursue binding their own books and for those who want to hire a bookbinder to bind a project for them. We’ll talk about paper grain, various adhesives, and different papers and their suitability for a range of projects. Students will complete at least 3 binding structures and will learn some variations on these structures. Examples of numerous binding structures will help inspire your own work.

Instructor Bio:
Alisa Walton earned a BFA in Book Arts from Oregon College of Art & Craft. In addition to producing hand bound books she has also worked with a variety of printmaking techniques including lithography, etching, and letterpress printing. She has taught workshops in printmaking and bookbinding to both children and adults. Her work can be found in the retail shop at the Museum of Contemporary Craft and at 23 Sandy Gallery.

Cost:

$50 for members (all materials included)
$75 for nonmembers (all materials included)

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