the_art_of_handmade_books_884_497.jpg Horizontal TabsDescription Learn the basics of how to create artful, handmade books in this two-day workshop with visual artist and educator, Philip Hartigan. Monday, July 8, 2019 to Tuesday, July 9, 2019 Registration Fee: $185 (includes $10 materials fee) *K-12 Educators: Earn 12 State of Michigan SCECH clock hours by attending this workshop. This course is now closed. Learn the basic skills, tools, and vocabulary of bookbinding and book arts. This class shows you how to make your own books - pages, covers, and bindings - to be used as journals, sketchbooks, even unique handmade seasonal gifts. On day 1, you will create simple folded books, pamphlets, and accordion fold books, as well as a book with a decorative stitched binding known as a Japanese stab binding. On day 2, you will use the techniques from the first class to create Coptic stitched books - an ornate exposed binding that was created nearly 2,000 years ago. All skill levels welcome. Faculty Philip Hartigan Instructor of Visual Arts and Creative Writing, College of Creative Arts Schedule Supplies All supplies will be provided. A materials fee of $10, included as a part of the registration fee, covers needles, cord, thread, glue, chipboard, paper, decorative papers and access to bone folders.