Workshops

San Francisco Center for the Book offers more than 300 workshops each year in three broad categories: Printing, Binding, and Related Arts. Registration begins as soon as each trimester's workshops are announced, and continues throughout the trimester. You are encouraged to register early, as class size is limited and workshops are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. We encourage you to register online, though you are welcome to register in person or by phone at 415-565-0545. Please note that we cannot reserve your place in a workshop without having received full payment. If the workshop is already full, you will be placed on a wait list and notified if space becomes available. Please visit our Registration Policies page for complete information.

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Scroll through the complete workshop listing below. Click on a heading to sort the list by workshop type, instructor, date, etc. You can also view workshop categories via the menu bar – select All Workshops and a sub-menu will come up with a choice of printing, binding and arts workshops.

You can also browse available workshops by date in our new calendar. Or download the PDF of our printed course catalog. Or sign up to receive a mailed hard copy of our printed catalog.

Workshops: All
Type Title Instructor Summary Statussort descending
Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, November 24, 2018, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, November 25, 2018, 4:00 PM
Dorothy Yuki

Eco Printing is not just for paper! Take a weekend and learn to incorporate this amazing process onto other natural materials while experimenting with the range of printing options including some edible plants.

Closed
Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, December 14, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Friday, December 14, 2018, 9:30 PM
Meri Brin

Learn the ins-and-outs of the Risograph, a marriage of silkscreen meeting photocopier. In this class you’ll create and edition print a 2-4 color poster.

Closed
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, December 14, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Friday, December 14, 2018, 9:30 PM
Courtney Cerruti

Looking for a floral gift that won't wilt? Paper Flowers is your answer! Spend an evening learning to make a variety of blooms out of paper.

Closed
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 9:30 PM
Courtney Cerruti

Fill your empty books in 2 evenings of sketchbook play! Explore color through various mixing techniques, add imagery with simple image transfers, combine texture and text using collage, and work with prompts for creating imagery and writing.

Closed
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, January 19, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, January 19, 2019, 5:30 PM
Mary Laird

Dig in to the tradition and history of letterpress printing and get your hands dirty. Learn about the process and practice of setting type, mixing inks and pulling impressions. In this class you will learn how to print your own cards!

Closed
Binding Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, February 23, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, February 23, 2019, 5:30 PM
Rhiannon Alpers

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.

Closed
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, November 29, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, November 29, 2018, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

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!

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 9:30 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

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!

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, December 28, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Friday, December 28, 2018, 9:30 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

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!

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, December 16, 2018, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, December 16, 2018, 5:00 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

If you're familiar with "book arts basic concepts" but not quite ready to jump into SFCB's Bookbinding Core series, this is the class for you! In this four hour class, students will build basic bookbinding skills with a focus on sewing multiple signature bindings.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, December 16, 2018, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, December 16, 2018, 5:00 PM
Lara Durback

This 4-hour version of our popular Introduction to Letterpress class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press with more hands-on time for students to work with typesetting and printing. Come play with us!

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, December 6, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, December 6, 2018, 9:30 PM
Lars Kim

After taking Polymer Core 1, learn how to make detailed, high-quality photopolymer plates from digital files and film for letterpress printing.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, December 2, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, December 2, 2018, 5:30 PM
Pietro Accardi

If you've been looking for a book with a nearly indestructible cover, or just a unique binding, this is your answer! Straight out of a 1970s Italian phone booth, this 360-degree flexible binding offers many advantages because it bends and does not break.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

Looking for a creative way to produce letterpress printed imagery for your print and book projects? Try pressure printing! Learn the process of building plates made from paper to add graphics to your letterpress prints.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 9:30 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

In this popular mail art 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.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, December 8, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, December 8, 2018, 5:30 PM
Ralph Sanders

Gather your drawings and get ready to transfer your imagery into scratchboard illustration. Learn the basics of this accessible direct engraving technique in this one-day workshop.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, December 8, 2018, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, December 8, 2018, 5:00 PM
Leigh McLellan

Spend a joyful afternoon learning this centuries old process that produces exciting, intricate designs, and offers endless possibilities for decorating paper. Colorful and fun, this method is easy to learn and the papers created can be used for many purposes.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, December 8, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, December 8, 2018, 5:30 PM
Matt Runkle

Do you have stacks of old books lying around that no longer have monetary, cultural, or personal value and are just taking up space? Transform them into works of art!

Open
Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, December 9, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, December 9, 2018, 5:30 PM
Lisa Rappoport

Make your own decorative paper and amaze your friends and family! This workshop is a fun introduction to printing on a cylinder proof press, introducing creative techniques such as pressure printing, overlapping print runs, and ghost printing.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, December 15, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, December 15, 2018, 5:30 PM
Michelle Wilson

A one day introduction to handmade paper in the European tradition, as well as the handmade-paper technique of making imagery through pulp painting. Pulp painting involves finely beaten paper pulp that can act like paint to make beautiful images in handmade paper.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, December 15, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, December 15, 2018, 5:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

A fun and versatile box that can be used as a shadow display box or a more traditional puzzle box with beads where you can test your patience. Spend a day creating your own.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, December 16, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, December 16, 2018, 5:30 PM
Judy Serebrin

Create a watercolor sketchbook small enough to travel with you on any artistic adventure. Students will create an exposed spine sketchbook with magnetic closures, on which they can apply basic design and watercolor techniques.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, December 15, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, December 15, 2018, 5:30 PM
Brian Lieske

Based on the Nag Hammadi codex, this single signature book is made from handmade cotton rag paper and leather over thin boards. Once assembled, students will embellish their books completing a personalized, pocket-sized journal/sketchbook.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 5:00 PM
End: Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 10:00 PM
Bettina Pauly

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
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, December 22, 2018, 10:00 AM
End: Saturday, December 22, 2018, 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
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, December 23, 2018, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, December 23, 2018, 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
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, December 29, 2018, 10:00 AM
End: Saturday, December 29, 2018, 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
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, December 30, 2018, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, December 30, 2018, 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
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, December 7, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Friday, December 7, 2018, 9:30 PM
Chad Johnson

The Iron Hand Press is a workhorse from the nineteenth century that welds modern printing to its earliest incarnations over five hundred years ago. This class covers an overview of the practices and principals of doing edition work on this venerable printing press.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, November 26, 2018, 5:00 PM
End: Monday, November 26, 2018, 10:00 PM
Bettina Pauly

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

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, January 4, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, January 4, 2019, 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.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, January 5, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, January 5, 2019, 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.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, January 6, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, January 6, 2019, 5:30 PM
Pietro Accardi

This extension of our popular Introduction to Western Marbling workshop will help students take their marbling skills to the next level as they learn to marble on fabric that can be used for covering books and boxes.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 4
Start: Monday, December 3, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Thursday, December 6, 2018, 5:30 PM
Mary Laird

The four class Cylinder Core Certificate Program allows students to move quickly through the press basics while also addressing relief printing in general. After this class students are qualified to rent press time as well as move on to more advanced classes and techniques.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 5
Start: Monday, December 10, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, December 14, 2018, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

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.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 9:30 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

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!

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, January 10, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, January 10, 2019, 9:30 PM
Robin Weinert

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, January 19, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, January 19, 2019, 6:00 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

If you're familiar with "book arts basic concepts" but not quite ready to jump into SFCB's Bookbinding Core series, this is the class for you! In this four hour class, students will build basic bookbinding skills with a focus on sewing multiple signature bindings.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, January 24, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, January 24, 2019, 9:30 PM
Robin Weinert

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, January 24, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, January 24, 2019, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

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!

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, February 3, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, February 3, 2019, 5:00 PM
Robin Weinert

This 4-hour version of our popular Introduction to Letterpress class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press with more hands-on time for students to work with typesetting and printing. Come play with us!

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, February 7, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, February 7, 2019, 9:30 PM
Robin Weinert

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 9:30 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

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!

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, February 16, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, February 16, 2019, 6:00 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

If you're familiar with "book arts basic concepts" but not quite ready to jump into SFCB's Bookbinding Core series, this is the class for you! In this four hour class, students will build basic bookbinding skills with a focus on sewing multiple signature bindings.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 9:30 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

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!

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 9:30 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

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!

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, March 14, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, March 14, 2019, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, March 16, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, March 16, 2019, 6:00 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

If you're familiar with "book arts basic concepts" but not quite ready to jump into SFCB's Bookbinding Core series, this is the class for you! In this four hour class, students will build basic bookbinding skills with a focus on sewing multiple signature bindings.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, March 24, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Sunday, March 24, 2019, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

This 4-hour version of our popular Introduction to Letterpress class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press with more hands-on time for students to work with typesetting and printing. Come play with us!

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, March 25, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Monday, March 25, 2019, 9:30 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

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!

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, March 28, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, March 28, 2019, 9:30 PM
Robin Weinert

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 9:30 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

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!

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, April 11, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, April 11, 2019, 9:30 PM
Robin Weinert

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 9:30 PM
Robin Weinert

This class introduces the process, the materials, the machines, and the satisfaction of printing by hand on a Cylinder proof press.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

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!

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, April 27, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, April 27, 2019, 6:00 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

If you're familiar with "book arts basic concepts" but not quite ready to jump into SFCB's Bookbinding Core series, this is the class for you! In this four hour class, students will build basic bookbinding skills with a focus on sewing multiple signature bindings.

Open
Binding Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, January 12, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, January 12, 2019, 5:30 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

To paraphrase Lewis Carroll, we begin at the beginning. This, the first of our Core Bookbinding series, introduces students to the craft with the Coptic stitch, one of the earliest structures in binding.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, January 20, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, January 20, 2019, 5:30 PM
Andrew Rottner

Working from pre-cut materials students will learn three simple enclosures: Folded Paper Portfolio, Phased Box, & Slipcase.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, January 27, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, January 27, 2019, 5:30 PM
Thea Sizemore

Dig in to the tradition and history of letterpress printing and get your hands dirty. Learn about the process and practice of setting type, mixing inks and pulling impressions. In this class you will learn how to print your own cards!

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, January 27, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, January 27, 2019, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

This introduction to the secondary track in leatherwork for bookbinding helps students cross the frontier of those remote and mysterious tools and techniques commonly used in leather bookbinding today.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Tuesday, February 5, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 9:30 PM
Leigh McLellan

Dig in to the tradition and history of letterpress printing and get your hands dirty. Learn about the process and practice of setting type, mixing inks and pulling impressions. In this class you will learn how to print your own cards!

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, February 10, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, February 10, 2019, 5:30 PM
Lisa Rappoport

Build your letterpress skills: learn advanced justification, typesetting, and composition. Put it all together to print a broadside of your own design.

Open
Binding Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, February 17, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, February 17, 2019, 5:30 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

To paraphrase Lewis Carroll, we begin at the beginning. This, the first of our Core Bookbinding series, introduces students to the craft with the Coptic stitch, one of the earliest structures in binding.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: Sunday, February 17, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, February 24, 2019, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

Revisit and refine your leather paring techniques in this special class for those who have completed the Bookbinding Core and Orientation to Leather.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 4
Start: Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, February 22, 2019, 5:30 PM
Mary Laird

The four class Cylinder Core Certificate Program allows students to move quickly through the press basics while also addressing relief printing in general. After this class students are qualified to rent press time as well as move on to more advanced classes and techniques.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 5
Start: Monday, February 25, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, March 1, 2019, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

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.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, March 2, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, March 3, 2019, 5:30 PM
Andrew Rottner

Protect prints and books in elegant clamshell presentation boxes. Day 1: Students will construct a full cloth clamshell box from a provided template. Day 2: Students will design and construct a custom clamshell to their own specifications and using their own materials if they choose.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 10:00 PM
Leigh McLellan

Build your letterpress skills: learn advanced justification, typesetting, and composition. Put it all together to print a broadside of your own design.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, March 9, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, March 9, 2019, 5:30 PM
Alan Hillesheim

Design and aesthetic. Increase your letterpress versatility: learn to set up the press, refine you registration skills, and run an edition. Learn more about packing, roller height, and make-ready. Come ready to run an edition of your own small poster!

Open
Binding Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, March 9, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, March 9, 2019, 5:30 PM
Rhiannon Alpers

In centuries past, books were sometimes sewn onto cords and then laced into soft covers before being bound for a specific collection or library. In this class students will bind a book using these bindings as a model but employing thick paper as the folded and laced wrapper.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 5
Start: Monday, March 18, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, March 22, 2019, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

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.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, March 23, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, March 23, 2019, 5:30 PM
Thea Sizemore

Bring digital back into analog in this final core course and learn to print from photopolymer plates. Apply your letterpress skills to artwork created digitally to make fantastic plates for printing. Walk away with a stack of stationery printed from polymer plates.

Open
Binding Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Sunday, March 24, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, March 31, 2019, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

The final class in our Core Bookbinding series uses skills learned in each previous class to create a beautiful and classic rounded back cloth binding.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 10:00 PM

Design and aesthetic. Increase your letterpress versatility: learn to set up the press, refine you registration skills, and run an edition. Learn more about packing, roller height, and make-ready. Come ready to run an edition of your own small poster!

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, April 4, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, April 4, 2019, 9:30 PM
Lars Kim

Learn the fundamentals of digital design for letterpress! Students will learn key skills for software applications like Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. We will explore best practices for handling photographic and vector images as well as setting digital type for photopolymer plate production.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, April 6, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, April 7, 2019, 5:30 PM
Andrew Rottner

Protect prints and books in elegant lift-top presentation boxes. In this class you will design and construct a custom lift-top box to your own specifications.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 10:00 PM
Paula Gloistein

Bring digital back into analog in this final core course and learn to print from photopolymer plates. Apply your letterpress skills to artwork created digitally to make fantastic plates for printing. Walk away with a stack of stationery printed from polymer plates.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, April 25, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, April 25, 2019, 9:30 PM
Lars Kim

After taking Polymer Core 1, learn how to make detailed, high-quality photopolymer plates from digital files and film for letterpress printing.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, January 12, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, January 12, 2019, 5:30 PM
Judy Serebrin

Create two charming miniature books, using the cross-structure and long & link-stitch bindings. Beautiful handmade paper will be used for sewing supports and watercolor paper will make a lovely little sketchbook.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, January 13, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, January 13, 2019, 5:30 PM
Courtney Cerruti

Finally! An all day image transfer class! Learn the core methods for transferring images and text to all surfaces: paper, fabric, wood and metal, then spend the day playing and exploring the world of image transfers.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, January 26, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, January 26, 2019, 5:30 PM
Meri Brin

After completing the Introduction to the Risograph Class, you can now work on your own Risograph project. Consider a poster or series of postcards, pamphlet zine or single-page structure.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, February 8, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Friday, February 8, 2019, 9:30 PM
Meri Brin

Learn the ins-and-outs of the Risograph, a marriage of silkscreen meeting photocopier. In this class you’ll create and edition print a 2-4 color poster.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 9:30 PM
Meri Brin

Learn the ins-and-outs of the Risograph, a marriage of silkscreen meeting photocopier. In this class you’ll create and edition print a 2-4 color poster.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, April 18, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, April 18, 2019, 9:30 PM
Meri Brin

Learn the ins-and-outs of the Risograph, a marriage of silkscreen meeting photocopier. In this class you’ll create and edition print a 2-4 color poster.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, March 30, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, March 30, 2019, 5:30 PM
Meri Brin

After completing the Introduction to the Risograph Class, you can now work on your own Risograph project. Consider a poster or series of postcards, pamphlet zine or single-page structure.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, January 18, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, January 18, 2019, 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.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, January 20, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, January 20, 2019, 4:30 PM
Lisa Rappoport

Learn the basics of letterpress printing and analog design as you create and bind simple notebooks to gift or save.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 9:30 PM
Rea de Guzman

Step up your mixed media techniques and new layers of content to your collage and book arts projects with this introductory course to image transfers. Students will learn a variety of transfer techniques and leave with samples to take home and incorporate into their own art processes.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 9:30 PM
Rea de Guzman

Step up your mixed media techniques and new layers of content to your collage and book arts projects with this introductory course to image transfers. Students will learn a variety of transfer techniques and leave with samples to take home and incorporate into their own art processes.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 9:30 PM
Stephanie Jucker

Discover how to combine the simple structure of an accordion book with the playful elements of pop-ups and collage. Here's the opportunity to combine content and form to communicate your unique vision.

Open
Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, February 9, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, February 9, 2019, 3:30 PM
Paula Gloistein

Learn the alternative printing technique of pressure printing on the cylinder proof press. Students will create one of a kind designs from a variety of handmade plates.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, February 9, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, February 10, 2019, 4:00 PM
Ann Miller

Get comfortable with handling the broad edged pen and start making some beautiful Italic letters! Open the doors to a new world of writing possibilities in this two-day workshop that offers an excellent introduction to the structure and fluid rhythm of Italic letterform.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, February 16, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, February 17, 2019, 5:30 PM
Mr. Rik Olson

Print illustrations like it's 1789! Learn to engrave a wood block in the classical style from the 1780’s.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, February 23, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, February 23, 2019, 5:00 PM
Stephanie Jucker

Using inks, dyes and acrylics students will learn a variety of surface design techniques such as stenciling, stamping, wax resist, photo-transfer and embroidery to make materials for an expressive and colorful book.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, February 23, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, February 23, 2019, 5:00 PM
Taun Relihan

This class will present a brief history of Surrealism and discuss the principles and techniques of the Surrealist methods as a “way of working” that can “crossover” and be applied to your own arts projects. Each participant will create a collage/assemblage using the principles and practices of Surrealism identified in the class.

Open
Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, February 24, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, February 24, 2019, 5:30 PM
Courtney Cerruti

Spend the day exploring and creating patterns for surface design on paper. Get your hands dirty and experiment with a variety of patterns and traditional monoprinting techniques with a contemporary twist.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, February 24, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, February 24, 2019, 6:00 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

What kind of book provides all the surprise of a pop-up, and the “wow!” factor of a tunnel book? Carousel books, that’s what! Also known as a “star” book, this structure provides endless opportunities for design and experimentation.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, February 28, 2019, 9:30 PM
Michelle Wilson

From fibers to formed sheets, students in this workshop will learn to make thin yet strong paper in the Japanese tradition.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, March 2, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, March 2, 2019, 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.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, April 27, 2019, 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.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, March 3, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, March 3, 2019, 1:30 PM
Paula Gloistein

Imagine networking with handmade letterpress business cards! Take this beginning-level class and walk away with letterpress skills and a handful of attractive business cards.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, March 3, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, March 3, 2019, 5:30 PM
Pietro Accardi

If you’ve been seeking an interesting and elegant way to house your book and paper structures or you’re just looking for a beautiful, non-traditional box for storing things, this workshop is your answer. Spend a day learning to construct a charming and functional hatch-top box with a bottom drawer.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 4
Start: Monday, March 4, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Monday, March 25, 2019, 9:30 PM
Katherine Dedlow

Learn the process of woodcut printmaking, in and out then enter a new realm by introducing collage! We will be making one of a kind prints and discover the magic in experimentation. No experience necessary.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Monday, March 4, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Monday, March 11, 2019, 9:30 PM
Courtney Cerruti

Fill your empty books in 2 evenings of sketchbook play! Explore color through various mixing techniques, add imagery with simple image transfers, combine texture and text using collage, and work with prompts for creating imagery and writing.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, March 7, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, March 7, 2019, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

Need a bit of storage in book form? Created by Hedi Kyle, the blizzard book is useful for holding coupons, recipes, business cards and many other small treasures.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, March 9, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, March 9, 2019, 5:30 PM
Matt Runkle

Do you love the alchemy of printed words and images that mix and grow with the turning of pages? Do the complex layers of meaning that can arise within a book fascinate you? If so, the Artists’ Book is a medium worthy of your exploration. Begin to delve into this rich and expanding format in this one-day class that introduces the history, basic structures, and an overview of the practices used by book artists. Bring your own quotes, short poems, or images and craft a book during the day to get a taste of the joy that is the making of Artists’ Books.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, March 10, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, March 10, 2019, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

With this one-day introductory course, you can make all your books speak with gold or pigmented foils.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, March 10, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, March 10, 2019, 5:30 PM
Matt Runkle

Do you have stacks of old books lying around that no longer have monetary, cultural, or personal value and are just taking up space? Transform them into works of art!

Open
Arts
Sessions: 3
Start: Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 9:30 PM
Emmanuel Sevilla

Discover the possibilities of brush lettering. By learning some of the fundamental techniques and principles of letter formation, sign writing, and calligraphy, students will learn how to create their very own letter designs using watercolor and gouache painting methods.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 9:30 PM
Dorothy Yuki

Looking for a new way to express yourself? Why not take your words, cut them out, and fold them up? Learn basic paper cutting and folding techniques in this evening workshop.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, March 16, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, March 16, 2019, 5:00 PM
Stephanie Jucker

Discover how to make a unique tag book using gift tags, accordion fold techniques and collage. By adding stamping, photo-transfer and mixed media you will create a book that can include playful secret pockets and colorful painterly elements.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, March 17, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, March 17, 2019, 5:30 PM
Judy Serebrin

Create a watercolor sketchbook small enough to travel with you on any artistic adventure. Students will create an exposed spine sketchbook with magnetic closures, on which they can apply basic design and watercolor techniques.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, March 17, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, March 17, 2019, 5:38 PM
Ralph Sanders

Gather your drawings and get ready to transfer your imagery into scratchboard illustration. Learn the basics of this accessible direct engraving technique in this one-day workshop.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, March 21, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, March 21, 2019, 10:00 PM
Grendl Löfkvist

In this fun and fascinating workshop students will learn the art of linoleum carving (linocut) to create simple, stunning prints on a cylinder press.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, March 23, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Saturday, March 23, 2019, 4:00 PM
John Berry

Learn to create an exciting, one-of-a-kind book from instant film, using a Coptic style stitch.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Friday, March 29, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, March 29, 2019, 5:30 PM
Ann Miller

Drawn to lettering and design? In this workshop you will pattern with punctuation, boil letters down to the bare essentials and get to know the full range of potential of dots and lines so that these marks contribute to your message and are never left to chance.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, March 30, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, March 30, 2019, 5:30 PM
Lisa Rappoport

Make your own decorative paper and amaze your friends and family! This workshop is a fun introduction to printing on a cylinder proof press, introducing creative techniques such as pressure printing, overlapping print runs, and ghost printing.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, April 4, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, April 4, 2019, 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!

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, April 6, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, April 6, 2019, 5:30 PM
Pietro Accardi

Have you been dreaming of honing your marbling skills but are unsure of doing it on your own? This workshop will allow you to do just that! Guided by Italian marbler Pietro Accardi, students will have a day to practice techniques learned in SFCB’s Introduction to Marbling workshops and leave with a stack of their own marbled paper.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, April 6, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, April 6, 2019, 5:30 PM
Judy Serebrin

Create a magical artists’ book in a day from your own deconstructed drawings.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, April 7, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, April 7, 2019, 5:00 PM
Taun Relihan

Make your own meditation 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.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, April 7, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, April 7, 2019, 5:30 PM
Pietro Accardi

Break out of the clamshell and slip case box for storing your bookish objects. Using binders’ board and marbled paper, learn to construct a decorative box with two drawers as an alternative storage option.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 4
Start: Monday, April 8, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Monday, April 29, 2019, 9:30 PM
Katherine Dedlow

Learn to create an image suitable for woodcut, then carve your image by hand, and use that block of wood to make a suite of paper prints. It doesn't get much easier than that!

Open
Printing
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, April 13, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, April 14, 2019, 5:30 PM
Mr. Rik Olson

Learn the basics of linoleum block design, carving, printing and registration for multiple colors with master printer Rik Olson. Leave with a three-color, beautifully registered print.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, April 13, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, April 13, 2019, 5:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

Make a lovely, layered, 3-dimensional book in this course. Learn another use for the accordion fold, and create an in-depth scene using postcards and photographs.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, April 13, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, April 13, 2019, 5:00 PM
Elaine Chu

Enhance your collage skills and add a new twist to your finished pieces with beeswax. Working with various papers, imagery, and melted wax students will leave class with finished artworks ready to hang.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, April 14, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, April 14, 2019, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

Learn the technical aspects of the Kensol foil stamper in this one-day class. The Kensol can be used to stamp invitations, business cards, and stationery, in addition to the more traditional uses of stamping book covers and title labels.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 9:30 PM
Alan Hillesheim

Discover how to dampen paper, use bearers, and finesse rubber-and oil-based inks on Cylinder and Jobbing Platen Presses for better ink coverage and control.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, April 27, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, April 27, 2019, 5:00 PM
Leigh McLellan

Spend a joyful afternoon learning this centuries old process that produces exciting, intricate designs, and offers endless possibilities for decorating paper. Colorful and fun, this method is easy to learn and the papers created can be used for many purposes.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, April 28, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, April 28, 2019, 5:30 PM
Michelle Wilson

For any student interested in using handmade paper to create sculptural forms with armatures, this is a class for you!  Students will learn building methods for armatures and ways to wrap and dip their armatures in handmade paper prepared in a way that is called "high shrinkage".

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, April 28, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, April 28, 2019, 5:30 PM
Pietro Accardi

If you've been looking for a book with a nearly indestructible cover, or just a unique binding, this is your answer! Straight out of a 1970s Italian phone booth, this 360-degree flexible binding offers many advantages because it bends and does not break.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, April 28, 2019, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, April 28, 2019, 5:00 PM
Taun Relihan

Alchemy is more than just turning lead into gold. Trace the history of the process, learn about its applications and identify ways that you can use alchemical influences in your own art in this 4-hour workshop.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, May 5, 2019, 4:00 PM
Dorothy Yuki

Explore the possibilities of making prints from flowers, plants, and other materials found in nature in this two-day workshop.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 3
Start: Monday, April 8, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Monday, April 22, 2019, 9:30 PM
Emmanuel Sevilla

Looking to continue your brush lettering practice and improve your skills? You're in luck, we’re adding a few more nights of brush lettering. Students will learn a variety of hand styles such as San Serif, Roman, and Casual Speed alphabets and continue to draw from a myriad of disciplines: sign writing, painting, drawing, typography and calligraphy.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, March 16, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, March 17, 2019, 5:30 PM
Rebecca Chamlee

In this technical workshop, we’ll explore the possibilities of letterpress as a means for producing successful four-color continuous tone imagery.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, February 2, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Saturday, February 2, 2019, 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
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, March 10, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, March 10, 2019, 5:00 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

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
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, March 31, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, March 31, 2019, 5:00 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

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
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, April 20, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Saturday, April 20, 2019, 5:00 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

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
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, April 21, 2019, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, April 21, 2019, 5:00 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

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

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, December 2, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, December 2, 2018, 5:30 PM
Thea Sizemore

Bring digital back into analog in this final core course and learn to print from photopolymer plates. Apply your letterpress skills to artwork created digitally to make fantastic plates for printing. Walk away with a stack of stationery printed from polymer plates.

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Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, December 2, 2018, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, December 2, 2018, 4:00 PM
Dorothy Yuki

A book structure with personality built into the cover, buttonhole books allow for exposed sewing and decorative cuts that give a window from the outside in.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 9:30 PM
Paula Gloistein

'Tis the season to send some cards! Spend an evening getting an introduction to letterpress printing on cylinder presses while creating personalized and original holiday stationery.

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Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, December 9, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, December 9, 2018, 5:30 PM
Steph Rue

Learn about the history and technique of East Asian bookbinding and make two books in one day: the side-stitch binding and the Japanese multi-section book.

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Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

Fold a little paper, decorate it with your own drawings, use a blade for cutting, and a glue-stick to piece it all together – et voila, a miniature pop-up theatre!

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Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, February 9, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, February 10, 2019, 5:30 PM
Karen Hanmer

In this 2-day workshop, learn a variety of inlay and onlay techniques for use on leather bindings. Techniques demonstrated will include: backpared, feathered, flat and sculptural onlays; inlaid and incised lines; raised, flush and recessed inlays.

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Binding
Sessions: 3
Start: Saturday, January 19, 2019, 9:30 AM
End: Monday, January 21, 2019, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

Explore the ethereal nature of parchment in this advanced bookbinding class.

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Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 9:30 PM
Meri Brin

Learn the ins-and-outs of the Risograph, a marriage of silkscreen meeting photocopier. In this class you’ll create and edition print a 2-4 color poster.

Wait-list