Course Detail
Units:
3.0
Course Components:
Studio
Enrollment Information
Requirement Designation:
Fine Arts Exploration
Course Attribute:
Fine Art Exploration
Description
This class explores the basic elements of bookbinding, including design and construction of the traditional book as well as materials and their properties. Students construct and take away a variety of bookbinding models. A brief introduction to the history of the book, using examples from the rare book collection and focusing in particular on historical and contemporary book binding, is part of the course.