This course is aimed at people who have some experience of bookbinding that would love to extend their skills further. It will be in a small group of no more than 8 people in a relaxing environment with one to one support from a tutor with 10 years’ experience teaching a broad range of people at college level and in community settings.
This is a six week bookbinding course that will comprise of a three weeks skills build and then a three week period to develop the skills you have learnt to create your own project with one to one help and support. All materials and tools will be provided with a range of other specific materials available to buy if required for your own projects.
Week 1: Folded structures - Falling Concertina (including hard back cover), Blizzard Book.
Week 2: Sewn structures - Link stitch binding.
Week 3: Alternative structures - Making books from random objects.
Week 4, 5, 6: Develop own ideas and designs to create your own project. This could be an artist book, artwork or traditional book.
Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided throughout the sessions.