This course is the fundamentals of bookbinding. Participants will first spend a morning creating their own paste papers for use as they progress through a series of increasingly involved book forms. Starting with single section pamphlets, then 2 and 3 section bindings, students will have learned the techniques and the many potentials of each structure for shaping and containing their creative ideas. Whether the focus is on journals, sketchbooks or unique and beautiful notebooks for impressing friends, working in this ancient and very contemporary craft will be a deeply satisfying experience.
Course fee: $665 Supply fee: $40 STUDENT SUPPLY LIST
Tuition includes lunch and daily snacks and is inclusive of all applicable taxes.
DON TAYLOR has been working as a bookbinder and book artist since 1980. He has 35 years’ experience teachMaterials fee $40ing a wide variety of book arts related courses for schools across Canada, including The Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild, MISSA, Red Deer College and The Haliburton School of the Arts. Don’s design bindings and other book works have been shown in exhibitions and are found in collections in Canada, the UK, and Japan.
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