Introduction to Bookmaking

Create your own set of handmade books. We’ll familiarize ourselves with bookmaking tools and techniques and learn multiple bookbinding techniques. You’ll also learn how to customize your books to be journals or sketchbooks. Plan to leave the class with a saddle stitched book, a stab bound book and a multi-signature casebound hardcover book.

Special Notes

  • All basic materials provided.
About the Instructor

Barry O'Keefe

Barry O'Keefe is an artist from Richmond, Virginia working in printmaking, painting, and public art. In 2016, he received an MFA in printmaking from Ohio University. Thematically, his work engages with cultural amnesia, neglected public spaces, and the design of the contemporary landscape. His work has been exhibited in five countries and seven states and can be found in many private and public collections, including the Valentine Museum in Richmond, Va, UCLA, the Black History Museum of Virginia, the Library of Virginia, and El Minia University in Egypt.

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Introduction to Bookmaking

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Class Details
March 26 - May 146:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Day: Mon
Tuition: $180.00
Member Tuition: $162.00
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Barry O'Keefe
Seats Available: 7
Level: Beginner