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Course Description

This class has been cancelled due to low enrollment. ONLINE: In this online course, students can expect to gain a broader understanding of book arts and book collections. Five weeks of classes will be devoted to hands-on bookmaking—from simple forms to more complicated-looking bookbinding. Students will learn how to create all-new books, and about new places and book artists to visit online. The alternate five weeks will focus on learning about bookmaking—traditional handmade books to contemporary examples of the artist book—from speakers who are museum curators, book artists, and professors involved with book artists. This will include a visit to the Rollins College Book Arts Collection. Explore the use of the book as an artist's medium, including methods for making books by hand, as well as concepts related to the book as a format for images and ideas. You will learn to develop your skills and, in the process, a little about the world of bookmaking. | Active Skill Learning.
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Section Title
Books: Artists, Collections, and Handmade
Type
Online - Zoom
Days
Th
Time
11:00AM to 12:15PM
Dates
Jan 27, 2022 to Mar 31, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
12.5
Delivery Options
Virtual Classroom  
Course Fees
Section Notes
This course has been cancelled due to low enrollment.  The OLLI Registration Office will process refunds for members who were enrolled. Required supplies/fee: Many materials for course projects can be found around the house. A detailed list will be emailed to participants so they can decide to purchase materials or simply take notes and learn.