Bookbinding Core 2 :: Flat-Back Case Binding

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$ 200.00

October 18th, 2015 9:30 AM

  • Instructor: Elizabeth Boyne
  • Workshop Extra: Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
  • Workshop Type: Binding
  • Workshop Status: Closed
  • Workshop Start: October 18th, 2015 9:30 AM
  • Workshop End: October 18th, 2015 5:30 PM
  • Sessions: 1

Bookbinding Core Certificate Program

The San Francisco Center for the Book celebrates the craft and art of bookbinding. Our Bookbinding Core Certificate Program introduces students to four different binding models, leading them through the history and evolution of bookmaking.  It provides students a comprehensive foundation to delve into the practice of binding and qualifies them work in our bindery. Click here to learn more about the Bookbinding Core Certificate Program and find out how you may receive a discount on classes.


 Bookbinding Core 2 :: Flat-Back Case Binding

In this second Core Bookbinding class, students will create what most of us refer to as a hardbound book. In bookbinding terms, it is known as a case binding; where a sewn textblock is glued into a separate structure known as a case. Students will learn more about the mechanics of books as they build on skills from Core 1 and expand both their vocabulary and capabilities in and around the bindery.

Competencies Gained:

  • Build on skills from Core 1

  • Knowledge:

    • Mechanism and relationships of the elements of a bound book and case binding

    • Bookbinding materials: threads and tapes

  • Skills:

    • Spine gluing and lining, endsheets/flyleaves structure and application, endbands

    • Edge decoration (optional)

  • Equipment:

    • Finishing press

Materials to Bring: None

Prerequisite: Bookbinding Core 1: Coptic Binding

Workshop Fee: $200

Date & Time: Sunday, October 18, 2015 :: 9:30am-5:30pm

Location: This workshop will take place at 375 Rhode Island St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Note: Please read the SFCB Registration Policies before signing up for a class

REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE 3 DAYS PRIOR TO THE START DATE OF THIS WORKSHOP.


About the Instructor | Elizabeth Boyne

Elizabeth Boyne is an Oakland-based book artist who received her MFA in book arts from the University of Iowa Center for the Book. She uses handmade paper, letterpress printing, and traditional book forms to create artist books and book-inspired installations. She has served as an artist-in-residence at Kala Art Institute and works at both the Stanford University Libraries conservation lab and at Logos Graphics in San Francisco.


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