Introduction to Bookbinding

$ 65.00

April 3rd, 2017 6:30 PM

  • Instructor: Jennie Hinchcliff
  • Workshop Type: Binding
  • Workshop Status: Open
  • Workshop Start: April 3rd, 2017 6:30 PM
  • Workshop End: April 3rd, 2017 9:30 PM
  • Sessions: 1
Learn basic bookbinding structures and stitches that every book artist should know in this three-hour workshop. If you’ve ever been curious about how to make a book, Introduction to Bookbinding is the place to start. One workshop, five booklets!

Learn basic bookbinding structures and stitches that every beginning book artist should know! Students in this three-hour workshop will learn five staple structures of the bookbinding world: pamphlet stitch, two versions of one-sheet wonders, accordion folding, and a Japanese stab binding. If you’ve been curious about book arts basics, this is a great starter class; in three hours, you’ll gain the know-how to start making books of your own!

Students also learn about local resources, bookbinding tools, and SFCB’s Bookbinding Core Program, as well as protocol for studio rental.


Materials to Bring: None.

Workshop + Materials Fee: $65.00

Date & Time: Monday, April 3, 2017 :: 6:30-9:30pm

Location: 375 Rhode Island St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Note: Please read over 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 | Jennie Hinchcliff

As a “near-native” of San Francisco, Jennie Hinchcliff has been creating artists books since 2001. Her works can be seen in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art's Special Collection, the Cooper-Hewitt National Museum of Design, and the Franklin Furnace Archive (among others); she has shown work at the San Francisco Center for the Book, Pyramid Atlantic, the New York Art Book Fair and the Tokyo Art Book Fair. As a workshop instructor at the San Francisco Center for the Book, Hinchcliff delights in sharing her knowledge of book structures and history with a wide range of students.
Jennie's personal work can be seen in the books "1000 Artist Journal Pages" (Quarry Books, 2008) and “500 Handmade Books: Volume 2” (Lark Books, 2013). She is a co-author of "Good Mail Day: A Primer for Eye-Popping Post", which explores the many styles and formats of correspondence art. Her blog "Every Day Should Be a Red Letter Day" highlights the creative connection between the USPS and artists.


Past Student Reviews:

“I enjoyed how much material we covered, and how efficiently the material was covered. I really enjoyed learning under Jennie.”

“She was rad!”

“Jennie made it fun yet hugely informative. She set a good pace so that it did not feel rushed, yet we accomplished a lot.”

 

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375 RHODE ISLAND ST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133
United States