Arts

Arts

Arts workshops at the San Francisco Center for the Book are the creative heart of bookmaking –  where concept, materials, form and content come together. You'll find courses on varying approaches for creating an artist's book, the many art processes to capture your vision, and structures to spark your imagination.

Workshops: Arts

Title Instructor Summary Status
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: April 23, 2014, 6:30 PM End: April 23, 2014, 9:30 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

In this day long introduction to the world of mail art, you’ll see examples from Jennie’s archive, discuss the idea of “Networking” and sending things through the mail, and work on a variety of mail art projects.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: April 24, 2014, 5:00 PM End: April 24, 2014, 10:00 PM
James Tucker

Evening Open Print Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: April 29, 2014, 5:00 PM End: April 29, 2014, 10:00 PM
Lara Durback

Evening Open Print Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: April 30, 2014, 6:30 PM End: April 30, 2014, 9:30 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

In this continuation of Jennie’s popular “Mail Art 101” class, students will be guided through the basics of creating faux postage (a.k.a “artistamps”) using a variety of different mixed media techniques.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: May 5, 2014, 5:00 PM End: May 5, 2014, 10:00 PM
James Tucker

Evening Open Print Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: May 10, 2014, 10:00 AM End: May 10, 2014, 5:00 PM
Taun Relihan

Get a brief history of Surrealism and discuss the principles and techniques of the Surrealist methods as a "way of working." Learn how that can be applied to our own art projects and create a collage in the surrealist style.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 3
Start: May 13, 2014, 6:30 PM End: May 27, 2014, 9:30 PM
Billy Hutchinson

Hand lettering for all, even those with the shakiest of handwriting! Ease into the art of calligraphy with this beginning class in penmanship, letter formation, layout techniques, and calligraphic processes and materials.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: May 16, 2014, 5:00 PM End: May 16, 2014, 10:00 PM
Lara Durback

Evening Open Print Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: May 21, 2014, 6:30 PM End: May 28, 2014, 9:30 PM
Will Cloughley

This workshop is meant to launch you in a daily practice that can be one of the most important things you do to develop a richer inner life and a unique book of your journey, the Book
of You.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: May 22, 2014, 6:30 PM End: May 29, 2014, 9:30 PM
Mark Faigenbaum

Long before Photoshop, artists saw the power of mixing images to create unseen vistas and surrealistic landscapes. Using only paper, glue, and a sharp knife an artist can create images that rival those created on a computer.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: June 1, 2014, 9:30 AM End: June 1, 2014, 4:30 PM
Judy Detrick

Whether hand drawn or type set, initial capitals adorned with textures, patterns, and colors are certain to draw attention to any text.

Open
Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: June 2, 2014, 6:30 PM End: June 2, 2014, 9:30 PM
Nina Zeininger

Tired of having to receipts or paper scraps to save your spot in a book? Well then, it's time to make your own legit bookmarks that will make your friends jealous.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 3
Start: June 3, 2014, 6:30 PM End: June 17, 2014, 9:30 PM
Billy Hutchinson

Hand lettering for all, even those with the shakiest of handwriting! Ease into the art of calligraphy with this beginning class in penmanship, letter formation, layout techniques, and calligraphic processes and materials.

Open
Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: June 4, 2014, 6:30 PM End: June 4, 2014, 9:30 PM
Lara Durback

Make notebooks and other printed goods using the Kwikprint Foil Stamper. Learn resources for finding affordable and repurposed supplies to stamp on, and bring your own scraps to foil stamp.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: June 6, 2014, 5:00 PM End: June 6, 2014, 10:00 PM
Lara Durback

Evening Open Print Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: June 9, 2014, 6:30 PM End: June 9, 2014, 9:30 PM
Courtney Cerruti

Learn image transfer techniques for paper arts, collage, fiber arts, and more. Students will receive instruction in the best methods for combining, transferring, and layering found and created imagery and text in their work.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 3
Start: June 9, 2014, 6:30 PM End: June 23, 2014, 9:30 PM
David Benzler

Join us as we explore the great revival of "sign painting" in Art! Great for anyone who wants to incorporate the "painted" letter into their work.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: June 12, 2014, 6:30 PM End: June 12, 2014, 9:30 PM
Mark Faigenbaum

Learn how to use typography 'graphically' in collage. An visually exciting workshop using type as image.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: June 15, 2014, 10:00 AM End: June 15, 2014, 6:00 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

What better way to spend your day than by making your own stationery accessories?

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: June 28, 2014, 10:00 AM End: June 28, 2014, 5:00 PM
Taun Relihan

In this one day class, we will trace the history of alchemy, discuss the goals and aspirations of the alchemists, review the methods of the alchemical opus, investigate Jung’s work on alchemy and identify ways that you can use alchemical influences in your own art.

Open

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