ART 130

Bookbinding

Art College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

Traditional approaches to hand bookbinding.

When Taught

Fall, Winter, Spring

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

4

Fixed

0

Note

Fee.

Title

Non-Traditional Book Structures

Learning Outcome

Students will discuss and explore the construction of non-traditional book forms, using both traditional and non-traditional bookmaking materials.Old:  Through exposure to many examples of artists' books, students will discuss and identify new ideas of what constitutes a Book and how non-traditional and re-purposed materials may successfully be used to create a book structure.

Title

Historical Bookbinding Types

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to identify the historic roots and time periods of various book forms from both western and eastern history.

Title

Expression and Creativity

Learning Outcome

Students will incorporate self-expression and creativity in their bookbinding projects.

Title

Bookbinding Skills & Techniques

Learning Outcome

Students will demonstrate proficiency in the use of basic bookbinding techniques, tools and equipment.