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artistbooksArtist books course: Coming Soon

Discover the concept of the artist book and their associations in historical and contemporary fine art practice, assess their potential within fine art practice, and explore a range of techniques employed to create artist books.

artistbookarts course provision:
Materials: Papers for pages, cover papers/fabrics, greyboard/mountboard, twine, scrim etc., printmaking materials and equipment, handouts, refreshments.

artistbookarts course content:
[jaccordion size=”xsmall”]Week 1::
THEORY
An Introduction to Artist’s Books – Presentation
Handling the collection
LUNCH
From Codex to CD-R – Discussing the artist’s book format.
Paper folding – Demonstration
What is and what is not an Artist’s Book? – Discussion
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Week 2::
PRACTICE
Materials and Making – Choosing materials/looking at samples
Making – Concertina, Japanese, Bound books
LUNCH
Demonstration/making – Bound book
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Week 3::
THEORY
Artist’s Talk, Andrew Morrison, Two Wood Press.
Presentation & Handling.
LUNCH
The Birth of the Small Press – Links to codex, uses of text and typeface in artists books – Talk
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Week 4::
PRACTICE
Folding and Cutting
Experiments with Paper & Print – Beyond Codex, The Art of Paper
LUNCH
Introduction to print methods. – Talk and practical session.
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Week 5::
PRACTICE
Developing Ideas – Work in Progress
LUNCH
From San Francisco to Bristol – Introducing the Worldwide Network
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Week 6::
PRACTICE
Continuing work in Progress
LUNCH
Q & A’s
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