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[BKARTS] August classes at the Center for Book Arts

Have you considered the advantages of taking your summer vacation here
at the Center for Book Arts? 
We have:
1. Air Conditioning
2. A water cooler
3. An extensive selection of courses that provide in-depth, hands-on
training in all aspects of bookbinding, letterpress printing, and
other associated arts, taught by professional book artists. 
And there's still room in many of our summer classes, including the
Bookbinding II 
Students will continue an overview of various traditional bookbinding
techniques which will help them in choosing future topics to focus on.
Students will complete 3 books using more advanced skills: a limp
vellum binding, a quarter leather hollow tube laced binding and a
quarter leather tightback book sewn on raised cords. Leather paring
and hand-sewn endbands will be featured. Prerequisite: Bookbinding I 
Section 2: August 14-18, Monday through Friday              Gavin
Dovey      $450 members /$475 non-members + $50 materials fee
NEW! Comic Book Weekend
Do you have a story to tell? Print a small edition book in a weekend.
Students will work with standard 4" x 6" linoleum blocks and hand set
type to create SHORT narrative book works. Be guided through the
process, from design to execution. The basics of linoleum block
carving, letterpress printing, and simple binding structures will be
August 12-13     Saturday and Sunday     10 am to 4pm    Nancy Loeber
$230 members /$245non-members
An introduction into leather decoration with hot hand tools, both
blind and with foil and leaf. Discussion of historical context and the
construction of pattern work will be covered. Students may bring their
own leather bound books to decorate if they wish, or practice on
leather bound boards provided. 
August 12 & 13, Saturday and Sunday, 10 am-4pm
Gavin Dovey                  $230 members /$245 non-members 
Japanese Toolbox
This is a wraparound case, which is built into the shape of a box. 
You can use it to store your tools, photos, books, and more. This box
has two bone clasps tied to the cover for secure closure.  We will
also make a tray that sits inside the case for extra storage. The
class will cover basic understanding of box-making materials and how
to use the appropriate tools and equipment. 
August 12 & 13  Saturday 10 am to 4pm              Yukari Hayshida
Paper Marbling
This course will teach the basics of water-based (Turkish) paper
marbling using acrylic and tempera paints.  Learn how to prepare paper
for marbling as well as basic marbling techniques. You will then have
the opportunity to make your own marbled papers and patterns. Students
who wish to marble their own specific types of paper should bring them
on the first day of class to be prepared for marbling on day two.
August 26 & 27            Saturday and Sunday, 10am - 4pm
Lauren Rowland                          $230 members /$245non-members
You can register online at www.centerforbookarts.org
<http://www.centerforbookarts.org/>   or over the phone by calling
Sarah Nicholls
Program Manager
The Center for Book Arts
28 W. 27th St. 3rd fl.
New York, NY 10001
(212) 481-0295

         The Bonefolder, Vol 2, No 2, Spring 2006 Now Online at
                    Flag Book Bind-O-Rama and Exhibit
                   Entry Deadline, September 15, 2006
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                      Book_Arts-L FAQ and Archive.
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