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Fine Arts Exploration
This course explores the basic elements of bookbinding, including structure, materials, tools, and techniques. Students construct a variety of book forms and enclosures and complete creative final projects that integrate skills learned during the semester with original concept and design. Modern and historical structures from Eastern and Western traditions are considered within the context of the history of the book. In this introductory class, discussion, critique, readings, and lectures support hands-on learning.