2013-2014 University Catalog 
    
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ARTS 226 - Introduction to the Book Arts


FDR: HA
Credits: 3
Planned Offering: Not offered in 2013-2014

A creative exploration of the tradition of the handmade book. Students learn to make several styles of binding, including accordion books, pamphlets, and Japanese bindings, developing some skill in letterpress printing, paper decorating, and simple printmaking techniques to create original handmade books. Readings, discussions, and slide lectures introduce students to the ingenious history of books and printing. Besides constructing imaginative, individual book art projects, students create one collaborative project. Lab fee required. Merrill.





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