2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Oct 26, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARTS 258 - Printmaking Workshop: Artist Books, Boxes and Portfollios


This course provides a step-by-step guide for the book arts beginner and moves to more advanced techniques.  Students will be taken through the process of creating a variety of books, boxes and portfolios.  The course covers bookbinding basics, techniques and presentation; exploration of papers, boards, adhesive and other book creation materials; tools and techniques for assemblage; binding structures and techniques from basic codex to various stitching and binding techniques. From there the course will delve into different formats with an introduction of techniques for creating boxes and portfolios.  Some basic papermaking, printmaking and photo-printmaking techniques may be introduced. The course considers the notions and boundaries of book arts through examining contemporary interpretations of the book and related media as art objects.

 

Prerequisites: Any studio art course.

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every year