Artist 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::
An Introduction to Artist’s Books – Presentation
Handling the collection
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
Materials and Making – Choosing materials/looking at samples
Making – Concertina, Japanese, Bound books
Demonstration/making – Bound book
Artist’s Talk, Andrew Morrison, Two Wood Press.
Presentation & Handling.
The Birth of the Small Press – Links to codex, uses of text and typeface in artists books – Talk
Folding and Cutting
Experiments with Paper & Print – Beyond Codex, The Art of Paper
Introduction to print methods. – Talk and practical session.
Developing Ideas – Work in Progress
From San Francisco to Bristol – Introducing the Worldwide Network
Continuing work in Progress
Q & A’s