34. Bookbinding Workshop: Japanese Bookbinding

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

$130 + materials fee $40 payable to the instructor on first day of class

Course Overview 

In this workshop, we will explore several methods of Japanese bookbinding using traditional Japanese tools and materials. Students will begin by making a Japanese handscroll and four traditional Japanese stab bindings. Classic account and receipt book structures will also be covered. Several authentic Japanese books will be available to examine as well. Tools and materials will be provided, but if you have a bonefolder please bring it with you.

Instructor(s) 

Rhonda Miller BA, MLIS

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