A supplies list for each course will be provided upon registration. Beginners are welcome in all courses.
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Introduction to Bookbinding and Book Arts
Discover the history of bookbinding and explore various book models to illustrate different styles and techniques used in book art. Identify types of materials, supplies and resources used to create basic bookbinding techniques. Explore the new developments of bookbinding including altered books and artist books.
Note: Techniques acquired in this course are helpful in further bookbinding courses.
|Subject code: XPVA 10031||3 Hours. Fee: $69+GST||This course will be offered in spring 2017.|
Japanese Side Sewn Book
Produce a Japanese side sewn journal using unique handmade papers. Cut the text block to size, manufacture paper covers and sew the book using ancient Japanese techniques. Gain some simple bookbinding skills such as folding, cutting paper and simple sewing techniques.
|Subject code: XPVA 10035||3 Hours. Fee: $69+GST||Not offered this semester.|
Accordion Artist Book
Create your own one-of-a-kind accordion artist book filled with handmade paper, suitable for a journal, photo album or artist book. Discover how to fold paper, identify paper grain and score paper. Design a book cover using book board.
|Subject code: XPVA 10036||3 Hours. Fee: $69+GST||Not offered this semester|
Mini-Coptic Binding with Wood Covers
Create your own unique artist book by using ancient non-adhesive techniques to create a mini-journal complete with exotic wood covers. Suitable for gift giving, as a travel journal or just as an unusual decorative piece.
|Subject code: XPVA 10040||3 Hours. Fee: $65+GST||This course will be offered in spring 2017.|
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