Hardcover Book Structures
Taught by Andrew Huot
A perfect workshop for beginner and intermediate bookbinders alike, this class will cover three variations of hard-covered books with single and multiple sections. The first will be a way to dress up single signature pamphlet books. The next, the Sewn Board Binding, is a variation that allows the book to open flat. The last is the Case Bound Book that has a traditional look. Each book will expand on the techniques used in bookbinding. At the end of the weekend, you will leave with three books to be used as journals, sketchbooks, or artist books.
Andrew Huot is a book artist and bookbinder in Atlanta, Georgia. He operates Big River Bindery, a studio for bookmaking and letterpress printing, book repair, and design. He has a Masters in Book Arts from the University of the Arts and workshops in his bindery and across the country. He exhibits his work widely and it is held in over 50 university library collections. His artwork takes his everyday life and uses the patterns, lines, and shapes to create work that is playful and strikes a familiar cord with viewers.
cutting tool (xacto, olfa, or scalpel)*
glue brush (1" flat artist brush is good)
Decorative papers for endsheets (optional)*
Lunch and a beverage
Materials with an asterisk (*) next to them are sold in our store.
DATE Sat, August 1st-Sun, August 2nd
TIME 10:00 am–4:00 pm
(Price reflects 10% discount until April 15)