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

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Binding, Printing, Arts Open Print Studio
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 5:00 PM End: Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 10:00 PM
Annemarie Munn

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

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Arts
Sessions: 3
Start: Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 6:30 PM End: Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 9:30 PM
Billy Ola 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.

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Binding, Printing, Arts Open Print Studio
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, May 13, 2016, 5:00 PM End: Friday, May 13, 2016, 10:00 PM
Lara Durback

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

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Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, May 15, 2016, 9:30 AM End: Sunday, May 15, 2016, 5:30 PM
Pietro Accardi

In this introductory class, student will gain a basic understanding of the history, techniques, tools, and styles of European marbling.

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Binding, Printing, Arts Open Print Studio
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, May 19, 2016, 5:00 PM End: Thursday, May 19, 2016, 10:00 PM
Robin Weinert

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

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Binding, Printing, Arts Open Print Studio
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, May 21, 2016, 10:00 AM End: Saturday, May 21, 2016, 5:00 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

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

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Binding, Printing, Arts Open Print Studio
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, May 23, 2016, 5:00 PM End: Monday, May 23, 2016, 10:00 PM
Annemarie Munn

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

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Binding, Printing, Arts Open Print Studio
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, June 2, 2016, 5:00 PM End: Thursday, June 2, 2016, 10:00 PM
Annemarie Munn

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

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts Open Print Studio
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, June 6, 2016, 5:00 PM End: Monday, June 6, 2016, 10:00 PM
Robin Weinert

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

Open
Arts
Sessions: 3
Start: Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 6:30 PM End: Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 9:30 PM
Billy Ola 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.

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Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, June 9, 2016, 6:30 PM End: Thursday, June 16, 2016, 9:30 PM
Will Cloughley

This workshop is meant to launch you into 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.

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Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, June 11, 2016, 10:00 AM End: Sunday, June 12, 2016, 4:00 PM
Judy Detrick

In this two day workshop, you will learn the basic letterforms, rhythm, and spacing that give Italic its distinctive appearance. Acquire the skills to work with a broad-edged pen to provide a firm foundation for learning almost any calligraphic hand. No prior calligraphy experience needed.

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Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, June 13, 2016, 6:30 PM End: Monday, June 13, 2016, 9:30 PM
Lara Durback

Learn the basic operations of the Kwikprint hot foil stamping machine. We will stamp brass type & ornaments on leather, board, and paper.

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Binding, Printing, Arts Open Print Studio
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 5:00 PM End: Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 10:00 PM
Lara Durback

Evening Open 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: Saturday, June 18, 2016, 10:00 AM End: Sunday, June 19, 2016, 4:00 PM
Pietro Accardi

This course will teach the construction of many box types using binders board and marbled paper.

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Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 25, 2016, 1:00 PM End: Saturday, June 25, 2016, 5:00 PM
Taun Relihan

Make your own medication scroll, a unique design and process developed by the instructor. There will be a brief history of the scroll and an introduction to focused awareness and stillness in the making of art.

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Binding, Printing, Arts Open Print Studio
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, June 27, 2016, 5:00 PM End: Monday, June 27, 2016, 10:00 PM
Annemarie Munn

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

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts Open Print Studio
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, July 2, 2016, 10:00 AM End: Saturday, July 2, 2016, 5:00 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

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

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts Open Print Studio
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, July 3, 2016, 10:00 AM End: Sunday, July 3, 2016, 5:00 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

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

Open
Arts
Sessions: 3
Start: Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 6:30 PM End: Tuesday, July 19, 2016, 9:30 PM
Billy Ola 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 Open Print Studio
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, July 6, 2016, 5:00 PM End: Wednesday, July 6, 2016, 10:00 PM
Lara Durback

Evening Open 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: Saturday, July 9, 2016, 9:30 AM End: Saturday, July 9, 2016, 5:30 PM
Ann Miller

Unleash your imagination and add a level of individuality to your hand lettering in this one-day experiemental calligraphy workshop. Students will learn make two or three different kinds of cola pens and will explore the basics of the pen for mark making and gesture, study a variety of ruling pen alphabets and learn the body language that makes the strokes. No prior calligraphy experience needed.

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Binding, Printing, Arts Open Print Studio
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, July 15, 2016, 5:00 PM End: Friday, July 15, 2016, 10:00 PM
Lara Durback

Evening Open 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: Sunday, July 17, 2016, 9:30 AM End: Sunday, July 17, 2016, 5:30 PM
Ann Miller

In this one-day workshop, students will explore the symbols and signs of ancient and modern African scripts, to awaken fresh insight into form.

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Binding, Printing, Arts Open Print Studio
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, July 18, 2016, 5:00 PM End: Monday, July 18, 2016, 10:00 PM
Lara Durback

Evening Open 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: Thursday, July 21, 2016, 6:30 PM End: Thursday, July 21, 2016, 9:30 PM
Grendl Löfkvist

Dip your toes into the Middle Ages with this beginning calligraphy course that features the beautiful Uncial script. Whether you have terrible handwriting or are a seasoned calligrapher, this script is easily learned, versatile, and attractive. Get Medieval!

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Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, July 28, 2016, 6:30 PM End: Thursday, July 28, 2016, 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 “artist stamps”) using a variety of different mixed media techniques.

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Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, July 30, 2016, 9:30 AM End: Saturday, July 30, 2016, 5:30 PM
Ann Miller

Let your fingers loose and watch your wrists dance with these broad edge pen twists, rotations, slides and pivots. Poise at the top and skate down the page with new moves. Learning how to make these Bone Alphabet letters promotes rhythm and greater flexibility for invention of all kinds of forms that will enliven your drawing and bring freedom and expression to your writing.

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Binding, Printing, Arts Open Print Studio
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, August 4, 2016, 5:00 PM End: Thursday, August 4, 2016, 10:00 PM
Robin Weinert

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

Open
Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, August 8, 2016, 6:30 PM End: Monday, August 8, 2016, 9:30 PM
Lara Durback

Learn the basic operations of the Kwikprint hot foil stamping machine. We will stamp brass type & ornaments on leather, board, and paper.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts Open Print Studio
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, August 12, 2016, 5:00 PM End: Friday, August 12, 2016, 10:00 PM
Annemarie Munn

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

Open
Arts
Sessions: 3
Start: Tuesday, August 16, 2016, 6:30 PM End: Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 9:30 PM
Billy Ola 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 Open Print Studio
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, August 18, 2016, 5:00 PM End: Thursday, August 18, 2016, 10:00 PM
Lara Durback

Evening Open 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: Sunday, August 21, 2016, 10:00 AM End: Sunday, August 21, 2016, 5:00 PM
Bettina Pauly

Create your own decorative paper using one of the oldest decorated paper styles ever used by bookbinders. Paste papers are known for their distinctive 3-dimensional pattern and design. In this one-day workshop students will learn to make their own paste papers and gain knowledge about their history.

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Binding, Printing, Arts Open Print Studio
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, August 22, 2016, 5:00 PM End: Monday, August 22, 2016, 10:00 PM
Robin Weinert

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

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts Open Print Studio
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, September 1, 2016, 5:00 PM End: Thursday, September 1, 2016, 10:00 PM
Robin Weinert

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

Open

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