Book Arts: Books and Containers

When and Where

Dates
4 Jun 2020 - 2 Jul 2020 (15 hours, 5 weeks)
Days and times
Thursday 18:00 - 21:00
Location
Morley College London

Cost

Full fee
£145
Concession fee
£115
Senior fee
Senior Fee discount not applicable

Quick Facts

Availability
Yes
Tutor
Alexandra Czinczel
Course code
VBB033C

What you will learn

On this five week course, students will learn how to make books and containers: we will make folded books, paper enclosures and slipcases using origami techniques, a Japanese multi-section book and a Japanese box closed with bone clasps.

By the end of the course you will be able to

  • Make different types of books using traditional and modern techniques
  • Make a variety of protective enclosures for your books
  • Use bookbinding tools with confidence
  • Choose the right materials for your book projects

Class format and activities

In class, you will learn through demonstrations and practical work. There will be demonstration, group discussion and one-to-one tuition.
In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

Entry requirements

No previous experience is necessary.

What you need to know before you enrol

Health and Safety information will be given at the start of the course and in subsequent lessons wherever necessary. The studio is accessible via a lift and there is an adjustable height desk available.

What you will need for your class

Please bring a pencil, eraser and notebook for taking down notes. All other materials are supplied.

What you can do next

You can enrol on a number of other fun and exciting bookbinding or printmaking classes.