33. Bookbinding Workshop: Early Coptic Books

Course Date(s) 
Feb 09, 2019 to Feb 10, 2019
Saturday & Sunday, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
(8 hours/2 days)
Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes 
Feb 04, 2019
Costs 

$90 + materials fee $30 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Course Overview 

During this workshop, students will learn how to make books in the style of early Coptic books from the 3rd and 4th Century, known as the Nag Hammadi codices. These books are made using leather and papyrus. Tools and materials will be provided but if you have your own bonefolder, please bring it along.

Instructor(s) 

Rhonda Miller BA, MLIS

Rhonda Miller is a bookbinder with a keen interest in book structures and historical bookbinding techniques.