Introduction to Book Binding
Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles
February 7, 2012 April 17, 2012
Tuesday 7pm 10pm
This hands-on workshop, taught by Rebecca Chamlee, introduces the skills, craft, materials, process and techniques used in making book structures. Students learn binding methods involving paper folding, cutting, sewing, gluing and other means of assembling individual sheets, signatures and text blocks with or without covers. Course projects have the potential to evolve into creative and personal objects that hold visual work and text.
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Rebecca Chamlee is a book artist, designer, printer and binder and has published contemporary literature in innovatively designed, letterpress printed, hand-bound limited-edition fine press and artist's books under the imprint of Pie In The Sky Press since 1985. Her work is in prominent special collections throughout the U.S. and has been exhibited widely. Chamlee is an associate professor of book arts in the BFA program at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles.