Introduction to Bookbinding

$ 65.00

July 24th, 2018 6:30 PM

  • Instructor: Jennie Hinchcliff
  • Workshop Type: Binding
  • Workshop Status: Closed
  • Workshop Start: July 24th, 2018 6:30 PM
  • Workshop End: July 24th, 2018 9:30 PM
  • Sessions: 1

The Introduction to Bookbinding course teaches basic structures and stitches that every book artist should know in order to create a multitude of books. Discuss tools and materials for bookbinding and explore adhesives, paper types and uses, as well as grain for paper and book cloth. Learn a variety of structures—single-sheet book, accordion book, single-section pamphlet stitch, combined concertina, and Japanese stab—and make fun, simple books that can be turned into artists’ books.

The instructor will give a full overview of the San Francisco Center for the Book’s Bookbinding Program and how (and why) to obtain the SFCB Bookbinding Certificate.


Materials to Bring: None.

Workshop Fee (includes $10 materials fee): $65.00

Date & Time: Tuesday, July 24, 2018 :: 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 teaching classes in bookbinding and related arts since 2001. Her bookworks can be seen in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art's Special Collection, the Cooper-Hewitt National Museum of Design, the Bancroft Library at UC Berkeley, and the Stadtbibliothek zu Berlin; 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.
Jennie's personal work can be seen in the books "1000 Artist Journal Pages" (Quarry Books, 2008), "The Creative Entrepreneur" (Quarry Books, 2009), 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 infinite possibilities of correspondence art. Under the moniker Red Handed Rubber Stamps, she creates wacky rubber stamps for a purchasing public.


Past Student Reviews:

“Jennie keeps a very positive attitude, and is very supportive. It's a wonderful environment for learning.”

“Jennie is an excellent teacher. She was energetic and enthusiastic about the topic, she conveyed that energy in a positive and constructive manner. She took care to make sure everyone was getting the techniques. And she spent time up front getting to know us. The techniques were very interesting and I enjoyed learning about bookbinding. The course has whetted my appetite for more.”

“It was a fun and energetic class!”

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