Handmade and Altered Art Books - SHI-03 This class is taught at Field Fine Art Studio July 6, Friday 10:00-4:30 Click here to register online through the Sandwich Home Industries.
Class description: Using a variety of simple techniques the class will cover the basics of bookbinding. Methods of fabrication such as accordion fold books, Japanese’s stab binding, and pamphlet binding will be demonstrated. Altering, cutting and deconstructing existing books will be explored. Fill the blank books you create with all kinds of media, painting, poetry, collage or photography. The altered books will be refashioned to create secret compartments and discover their sculptural qualities. No experience is required just a willingness to explore, play and discover your creative spirit with paper.
Bring yourself and anything you would like to include in several handmade books. All art materials are supplied. Please bring a bag lunch to enjoy on the porch. Tuition: $130
Maximum of 6 students per class and scheduled dependent on adequate enrollment.