Two Day Bookbinding Class £80.00

6th and 7th July 2016 10am - 4pm daily

Join professional bookbinder and paper artist Jenna Kirkwood for this two-part special course which will guide you through designing and making your books. The handmade book is an exciting and versatile form. During this class you will explore several approaches to making a book, from traditional Western stitch bindings to concertina and pocket books and also more innovative and surprising ways to construct and finish your book. A collection of artist books and journals will be on hand to give you some ideas for book form and content. You will be able to create an artist book or journal learning traditional bookbinding techniques. You will also use wood cut printmaking techniques to print your own designs and patterns for your book covers