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Books & Paper B Summer Session 3

Books & Paper Summer Session 3
June 21 – July 3, 2020
Frank Hamrick
Handmade Paper & Artists’ Books

In this workshop, we’ll make rag paper from your old cotton and linen clothes and incorporate it into various book structures including hardcover pamphlet, accordion, longstitch, case bound, Japanese, and Coptic bindings. More experienced students can experiment with advanced forms such as z-fold and dos-a-dos. We’ll talk about editing and sequencing content and how size, material, and structure choices can support subject matter. We’ll have options for placing imagery or text into our books digitally or manually. We’ll divide our time between the book and papermaking studios. All levels. Code 03PM

Professor at Louisiana Tech University; teaching: University of Georgia’s Cortona Italy Program, Art Institute of Boston Mentor Program; collections: Art Institute of Chicago, Amon Carter Museum (TX), Ogden Museum (New Orleans).

artist book by Frank Hamrick
Frank Hamrick, "It Was There All Along," handbound artist’s book with relief printed cover, 8-7/8 x 9 x 5 inches