Masterclass - AUGUSTUS - 30th June & 1st July 2018
$250.00 Sold Out
MASTERCLASS - TRADITIONAL FINE BINDING
TUTOR: Isabelle Ting McGowan
DATE: Saturday 30 & Sunday 1st July 2018
TIME: 9.30 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.
COST: Members $200, Non-members $250
Only those who have completed a Beginners and Intermediate course. If uncertain, please contact us to discuss on: firstname.lastname@example.org
This is an intensive workshop, which will teach Fine Binding techniques, including preparing a book for the application of a full piece of leather to the cover. You will make a bound book through a series of progressive steps that are designed to provide good working knowledge of traditional binding, materials and techniques.
Participants will complete a full leather binding with decorative end papers. You will focus on techniques known as rounding and backing, as well as sewing a multi-sectioned book on tapes. This style has the same basic structure as most Western books produced from the 1400s up until the start of mass-produced cased books. You will also be introduced to simple blind and gold tooling.
By the end of this course you should be able to:
• work with a paring knife
• be taught how to prepare leather for use in covering books
• how to trim the leather accurately
• how to attach the boards and the paper cover
• be introduced to simple gold and blind tooling
BOOK HERE: http://nswbookbinders.bigcartel.com/product/traditional-fine-binding-im0303