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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 you will design in two-dimensions and three-dimensions, and learn how to transform flat paper into moving sculpture. Three different categories of pop-ups will be introduced: those that become dimensional while in motion, those that become dimensional when open fully, and constructions that combine multiple parts. These paper … Read more

Start Date

09/12

Meeting Day

Mondays

End Date

10/03

Faculty

Stephanie Mahan Stigliano

Time

7pm–9pm

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This workshop takes a deep dive into the artist’s working processes in the realm of sketchbooking. We’ll look at examples of contemporary artists’ sketchbooks as well as traditional books, and analyze styles and working methods. Each week a new topic will inform and inspire your sketchbook skills to help you … Read more

Start Date

10/08

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

11/12

Faculty

Diane Bigda

Time

10am–1pm

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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

10/15

Meeting Day

Saturday and Sunday

End Date

10/16

Faculty

Alice Stanne

Time

10am–5pm

Credits

0

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