Book Arts Workshop: Bookbinding East Meets West

Day One: Eastern Traditions: A discussion of various styles including scrolls, Venetian blinds, and Japanese binding. Hands on production of: Punch Binding and Hardbound Accordion

Day Two: Western Traditions: Samples and discussion of western style codex binding. Hands on production of: Hardbound exposed spine binding on tapes Students will bring basic tools like pencils, rulers, scissors, and mat knives. Items such as awls, self-healing cutting mats, and needles will be provided.

This workshop will be taught by Bea Nettles, Professor, UIUC School of Fine and Applied Arts. Class size is limited to 15. Location:
Urbana-Champaign, Illinois