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.

Workshops: All
Type Title Instructor Summary Statussort descending
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, July 7, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, July 7, 2018, 5:30 PM
Michael Burke

The Ideal Sketchbook is modeled on the those used by Wordsworth and Ruskin as they wandered the Lake District to draw and write. Strong, elegant, and pleasing to use, it was the 'daybook' of choice for all the great Romantic poets and artists.

Michael and Dominic’s most popular class is back!

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, July 8, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, July 8, 2018, 5:30 PM
Michael Burke

A great class for beginners, this album can also be made on the kitchen table with a few tools. This is a great book structure for artists and photographers who want to display their work in a beautiful, hand-made book.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 5
Start: Monday, July 9, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, July 13, 2018, 5:30 PM
Dominic Riley

Victorian Luxury! This class is a must for anyone wanting to advance their leather bookbinding skills.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, July 14, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, July 15, 2018, 5:30 PM
Michael Burke

Learn how to restore your dictionaries, encyclopedias and cook books with this extremely robust binding. A perfect class for bookbinders of all levels.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 5
Start: Monday, July 16, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, July 20, 2018, 5:30 PM
Dominic Riley

A new offering from bookbinder extraordinaire, Dominic Riley, this class combines several tooling techniques into a five-day extravaganza of traditional and creative approaches.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, July 28, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, July 29, 2018, 5:30 PM
Dominic Riley

Discover the miraculous properties of Japanese paper as a material for repairing leather bindings.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 5
Start: Monday, July 30, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, August 3, 2018, 5:30 PM
Michael Burke

Scandinavian Elegance! Discover the beauty of the Danish Millimeter Binding, and spend five days exploring this classic style and its variations. This class is highly recommended as an introduction to bookbinding with leather.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, August 4, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, August 5, 2018, 5:30 PM
Dominic Riley

Enhance the beauty of your hand bound books! This workshop introduces you to a host of attractive colored edges.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 5
Start: Monday, August 6, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, August 10, 2018, 5:30 PM
Michael Burke

This binding originated in Constantinople and throughout history the binding endured. The essential elements of Byzantine bindings, such as a flexible spine, wooden boards and blind stamped leather are still very much in use today. In this workshop we will make a typical example of this fascinating structure.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, August 11, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, August 12, 2018, 5:30 PM
Dominic Riley

Boxmaking and leatherwork combine in this superb luxury box! Whether it is used to house a fine binding, cherished ephemera or suites of prints, this is the ideal box for the job, and a very good class for those looking to work with leather and gold.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, June 6, 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: Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, June 20, 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
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 23, 2018, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, June 23, 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
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, June 24, 2018, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, June 24, 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: Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 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, July 10, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, July 10, 2018, 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, July 11, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, July 11, 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
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, July 21, 2018, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, July 21, 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
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, July 15, 2018, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, July 15, 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
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, July 24, 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
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, July 25, 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: Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, August 8, 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: Saturday, August 11, 2018, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, August 11, 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, August 12, 2018, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, August 12, 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: Friday, August 17, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Friday, August 17, 2018, 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, August 28, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 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: Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, August 28, 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
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Tuesday, May 29, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 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, June 9, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, June 9, 2018, 5:30 PM
Paula Gloistein

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
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, June 21, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, June 21, 2018, 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
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 30, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, June 30, 2018, 5:30 PM
Thea Sizemore

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: 2
Start: Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 9:30 PM
Leigh McLellan

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 Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, July 7, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, July 7, 2018, 5:30 PM
Paula Gloistein

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, July 19, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, July 19, 2018, 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
Printing
Sessions: 4
Start: Monday, July 23, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Thursday, July 26, 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
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, July 28, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, July 28, 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.

Open
Printing Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 10:00 PM
Leigh McLellan

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, August 23, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, August 23, 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, June 10, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, June 10, 2018, 5:30 PM
Andrew Rottner

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

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 16, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, June 16, 2018, 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
Binding Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, June 24, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, June 24, 2018, 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.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 30, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, July 1, 2018, 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
Binding Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, July 21, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, July 21, 2018, 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, July 23, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, July 27, 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 Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Sunday, August 19, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, August 26, 2018, 5:30 PM
Rhiannon Alpers

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
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, May 27, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, June 3, 2018, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

Learn to make three different styles of Japanese bindings and wrap them in a traditional chitsu enclosure.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 2, 2018, 10:00 AM
End: Saturday, June 2, 2018, 5:00 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
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 2, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, June 2, 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
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, June 3, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, June 3, 2018, 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
Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, June 9, 2018, 9:00 AM
End: Sunday, June 10, 2018, 4:00 PM
Kumi Korf

In this workshop, which combines book arts and box making, students will create portable architecture with Joseph Cornell in mind.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 9, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, June 9, 2018, 12:30 PM
Monica Holtsclaw

Learn to make an adorable library of books small enough to fit in your pocket! Share your love of books by creating a set of tiny tomes to wear and share.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, June 10, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, June 10, 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: Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 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
Printing
Sessions: 5
Start: Monday, June 18, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, June 22, 2018, 5:30 PM
Mary Laird

Dreaming of something creative to do on your summer break? Then take a week to put your artistic side to work while learning the ins-and-outs of letterpress printing and analog design. You’ll leave with a small edition of several projects you created in class.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, June 21, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, June 21, 2018, 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
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 23, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, June 23, 2018, 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
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 23, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, June 23, 2018, 5:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

Looking for a dynamic new artists' book structure? Explore the unique capabilities and three-dimensional movement of the flag book—a structure composed of crisscrossing “flags” or small pages attached to an accordion-folded spine.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, June 25, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, June 29, 2018, 5:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

Spend part of your summer break at one of the most exciting places in the City: The San Francisco Center for the Book! In this week long summer camp, students will learn how to bind books, carve their own stamps, collage, create one of a kind artwork, and learn about the history of the book, leaving with a pile of completed projects and book arts skills.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 30, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, June 30, 2018, 5:30 PM
Rhiannon Alpers

Are you longing to take your bookbinding to the next level? Then take this one day, beginner level class on the exquisite longstitch! Not only will you learn the ins and outs of this traditional German, non-adhesive, stitch pattern binding, but you’ll also learn to laminate decorative papers to create sturdy and malleable book covers.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, July 14, 2018, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, July 15, 2018, 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
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, July 10, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Tuesday, July 10, 2018, 9:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

Learn the basic operations of the Kwikprint hot foil stamping machine. In this workshop, students will stamp brass type and ornaments onto paper, board covered with bookcloth, and leather.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, July 21, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, July 21, 2018, 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
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, July 22, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, July 22, 2018, 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: Sunday, July 22, 2018, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, July 22, 2018, 6:00 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

Imagine the surprise of a Jacob’s Ladder structure combined with the possibilities of a flip book and you've got a Flim Flam book! Take a day and explore the creative potential of two non-traditional book forms.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, July 22, 2018, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, July 22, 2018, 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: 1
Start: Saturday, June 16, 2018, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, June 16, 2018, 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
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, August 4, 2018, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, August 4, 2018, 5:00 PM
Paula Gloistein

Gain exposure to letterpress and typesetting while making personalized note-card stationery.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, August 4, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, August 4, 2018, 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: Sunday, August 5, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, August 5, 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
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, August 11, 2018, 10:00 AM
End: Saturday, August 11, 2018, 5:00 PM
Judy Serebrin

Have beautiful scraps from bookmaking/printmaking/photography projects? This workshop will teach you how to make them into charming miniature books.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 9:30 PM
Alan Hillesheim

Learn how to properly maintain a hand-fed Cylinder Proof Press as well as how to adjust it so that it prints beautifully.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 3
Start: Thursday, August 16, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, August 30, 2018, 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
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, August 18, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, August 18, 2018, 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
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, August 12, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, August 12, 2018, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

Transform a standard-issue lined, sewn notebook into a thing of beauty.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, August 19, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, August 19, 2018, 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
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, August 20, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Monday, August 20, 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!

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, August 26, 2018, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, August 26, 2018, 4:00 PM
Alisa Golden

Have you always wanted to write but were unsure how to begin? Interested in using words in your visual work? In this gentle workshop we will first bind our own notebook, then move through a series of guided writing explorations that have the potential to inspire future practices and projects.

Open
Printing
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, August 30, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Thursday, August 30, 2018, 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
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, May 26, 2018, 10:00 AM
End: Saturday, May 26, 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, May 27, 2018, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, May 27, 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, June 16, 2018, 10:00 AM
End: Saturday, June 16, 2018, 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, July 1, 2018, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, July 1, 2018, 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, August 19, 2018, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, August 19, 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: Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 5:00 PM
End: Wednesday, August 29, 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
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 16, 2018, 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, June 16, 2018, 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, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, June 4, 2018, 5:00 PM
End: Monday, June 4, 2018, 10:00 PM
Grendl Löfkvist

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, July 8, 2018, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, July 8, 2018, 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: Monday, July 9, 2018, 5:00 PM
End: Monday, July 9, 2018, 10:00 PM
Grendl Löfkvist

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: Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 5:00 PM
End: Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 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
Sessions: 2
Start: Sunday, June 17, 2018, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, June 24, 2018, 4:00 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
Binding
Sessions: 4
Start: Friday, September 7, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Monday, September 10, 2018, 5:30 PM
Erin Fletcher

The 3-Part Bradel binding offers a unique aesthetic over a traditional case binding. For this workshop, students will use leather to cover the spine and cloth or paper for the covers of their binding. Using a variety of bindery equipment, students will also create a simple decorative edge and stamp a custom label.

Open
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 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
Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, August 20, 2018, 6:30 PM
End: Monday, August 20, 2018, 9:30 PM
Stephanie Jucker

Children’s board books make a great base for altered book projects. This class will show you how to transform a board book into a handmade art book using collage, acrylic techniques, and stamping. Students will discover how to add playful secret pockets, tags, and pop-ups to add elements of dimension and surprise.

Open
Binding Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, June 3, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, June 3, 2018, 5:30 PM
Monica Holtsclaw

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.

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Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, June 2, 2018, 9:30 AM
End: Saturday, June 2, 2018, 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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