“Fancy learning book binding? This is where I learnt and I would highly recommend it. Meg’s workshops are unbelievably inspirational! Be warned though once you start you probably won’t be able to stop!” Lottie Small, textile artist
Creating Artist Books and Ltd Editions
Wednesdays, 1:30pm – 4:30pm, 6 weeks starting 19 April 2017
This course explores techniques, structures and materials to create your own Artist Books, unique volume or short run Artist Edition. Possibilities include reclaimed and altered books, renewals, reprints and sculptures in book form. Learn to adapt traditional and innovative bookbinding techniques, structures and projects of intermediate complexity. Develop your own personal project with tutored guidance. Projects draw upon western and eastern historical bindings as well as intermediate book concepts such as text and image, layering, fold-outs, non-adhesive bindings and the book as sculptural object. BOOK ONLINE: Richmond Art School Artist Books Course
Book Arts Short Courses at Richmond Art School
Wednesdays, 10am – 1pm, 16 weeks starting 22 February 2017
Develop creative content while exploring increasingly inventive and imaginative book structures. Explore ways of creating books which combine traditional and contemporary book binding methods and techniques from different cultures throughout time. Learn western and eastern binding methods and ideas, techniques and materials to create original artworks in book form. This course features workshops in safe, reliable and adaptable methods of measuring, cutting, aligning, folding, gluing and pressing in order to produce original hand-bound books of sound construction and lasting beauty. BOOK ONLINE: Richmond Art School Bookbinding & Book Arts Course
Book Arts Summer School
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 26 – 28 July 2017, 10am – 3:30pm
Intensive three day studio focused projects suitable for all levels. Learn western and eastern binding methods and ideas, techniques and materials to create original artworks in book form.
Please CONTACT the studio to enrol.
Single Session Workshops just for you
Have a special book project but don’t know where or how to get started? Sometimes it’s hard to know just what it is you need to learn in order to develop your idea further. Single session workshops will get you underway. Individual three hour sessions focused around your own project, interests and skills.
These Core Skills and Specialist Sessions will break down your idea into manageable stages, establish specific core skills and work through the challenges of getting your vision from concept to conclusion.
All project materials included, studio tools are provided during the session. Purchase just what you need for your project. Special ordering is available, details and costs can be discussed during your own session. Small groups accommodated, get in touch with the details of your group project.
CONTACT the studio to arrange your own session.
Course and sessional workshop terms and conditions
Meg holds Bachelor and Master of Fine Arts degrees in Printmaking and Book Arts. She is the founder of Some Odd Pages in London, UK and Atelier Soleil, Centre for Book Arts in her native Montreal. Her original works have exhibited and sold in Montreal, New York and London since 1996.