Block 7 Course
AS 226: Book & Book Structure. A studio course in the invention, design, and making of books. Students are given a basic grounding in the primary means of book organization, binding, and fabrication with emphasis on the unique character of codex organization. They are encouraged to invent their own books using a wide variety of techniques for the interrelations of text, image and color. May be offered as a block or as a year-long extended format course. Enrollment limited to 10 students. Prerequisite: Art Studio 102, Art Studio 103, or Art Studio 115 Materials fee. 1 unit — Department.
Block B Course
June 17 – July 9
AS 110 4610: Topics in Studio Arts: Book Arts and Letterpress. Students in this course will learn the foundational skills in book arts. Students will become familiar with conceptual design, materials, and structure of the book while learning binding techniques, typographic principles, setting and printing lead type by hand, creating images from photopolymer, printing on a Vandercook proof press, and editioning. Students will develop their own book project from concept to finished edition. Harmony between image, text, and structure will be stressed, and the recent history of the book arts will be covered. 1 unit of humanities credit. Prerequisite: Art Studio 102, Art Studio 103, or Art Studio 115. Enrollment is limited to 12 students. A non-refundable $100 course deposit is required to enroll in this course. The deposit will be credited to your final tuition payment. Program Fee (in addition to tuition): $200. 1 unit — Bridget Elmer.