Who should take this class?
Anyone who wants an introductory glimpse into the art of making books. If you'd like to produce your own artist books, sketchbooks, zines, or if you just want to make unique, handmade gifts, this class is for you!
What you will learn
Students will learn the basics of hand-made book production and practice several simple binding techniques that can be done at home. Methods demonstrated will include pamphlet stitch, japanese side-stitch, and perfect binding.
What to bring?
Limited supplies for the class are provided by BkC, but feel free to bring any additional 2-D materials you'd like to incorporate into your work.
No prior knowledge or experience is necessary. Cost of the class includes a $10 materials fee.
Caitlin Wheeler is a visual artist and educator from Baltimore, MD. She received a BFA in Printmaking from University of Delaware in 2007. Her practice involves papermaking, book binding, and an array of print processes from silkscreen to letterpress. For the past year, she has been the resident printmaker and bookbinder for Art House Co-Op in Brooklyn. Her work has been widely exhibited with organizations including the International Print Center in New York, Bluebottle Gallery, PULP Gallery, and Women's Studio Workshop.
Sun, Nov 18th, 2012
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST