Create handmade books using techniques including accordion fold, concertina spine, pop ups and more. Use over 500 fonts of metal and wood type on the Vandercook Press. Develop personal narratives as you push your technical skill.

In this course, students will explore pop-up and movable paper engineering techniques, learning all the skills necessary to make successful dimensional constructions and movable parts: folding, cutting, stitching, pasting, gluing, and pressing. Through play and guided assignments, you will develop personally expressive artwork using various kinds of paper. Three basic … Read more

Start Date

09/04

Meeting Day

Wednesdays

End Date

12/11

Faculty

Stephanie Mahan Stigliano

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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An introduction to hand set metal and wooden type, letterpress printing techniques, and limited edition printing on fine papers. Emphasis on typography rather than pictorial elements.    

Start Date

09/10

Meeting Day

Tuesday

End Date

12/10

Faculty

Keith Cross

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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In this workshop students learn to build handmade books from pages to cover, experimenting with a variety of book structures. No experience is required; we will start off with simpler structures and work up to ones that are more complex. Students will learn about books based on the fold, starting … Read more

Start Date

10/05

Meeting Day

Saturday and Sunday

End Date

10/06

Faculty

Alice Stanne

Time

10am–4pm

Credits

0

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In this weekend-long intensive students learn to build boxes for artist’s books. Boxes, in addition to providing a protective case, can enhance the concept of an artist’s book and add a degree of professionalism to any book. Students will start by building a standard tray from book board and learn … Read more

Start Date

10/05

Meeting Day

Saturday and Sunday

End Date

10/06

Faculty

Alice Stanne

Time

10am–4pm

Credits

0

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Anyone who yearns to bring a little texture back into their lives with ink, paper, and type will enjoy this one-day letterpress workshop. This workshop is an introduction to letterpress printing and manual typesetting for the complete beginner to the moderately-experienced letterpress devotee. You’ll learn to use a job stick, … Read more

Start Date

10/19

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

10/19

Faculty

Keith Cross

Time

9am–6pm

Credits

0

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Anyone who yearns to bring a little texture back into their lives with ink, paper, and type will enjoy this one-day letterpress workshop. This workshop is an introduction to letterpress printing and manual typesetting for the complete beginner to the moderately-experienced letterpress devotee. You’ll learn to use a job stick, … Read more

Start Date

11/23

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

11/23

Faculty

Keith Cross

Time

9am–6pm

Credits

0

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