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Book Art
Course Description

BOOK 120
The Structure of Books
Fall

This course begins with the construction of several traditional hardcover bindings before moving to more complex techniques such as multi-section exposed sewing and basic leather binding. Students will design their own variations on traditional techniques and materials. Students will also learn basic box construction and methods of surface decoration. Students will also learn how to design and create artists' books using techniques learned in class.

Course Credit:
4

Instructor(s):
Julie Chen

Note(s):
No auditors
Limit twelve students.

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Creating & Critiquing Arts, Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Create, Innovate & Experiment

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Activities & Resources
Eucalyptus Press

Center for the Book

Contemporary Writers Series Broadsides

Contact Information

P: 510.430.2217
F: 510.430.3398
E: bookart@mills.edu

Last Updated: 6/23/17