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CSU Summer Arts PAPERMAKING AND ARTIST BOOKS


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California State University Summer Arts

Guest Artists

Drew Cameron for the first section of the course Papermaking and Artist Books and

Lesley Dill http://www.lesleydill.net/

more information and how to apply:

https://www2.calstate.edu/SummerArts/Courses/Pages/Papermaking-And-Artist-Books.aspx

Course Coordinator Michelle Rozic
michelle.rozic@csun.edu

COURSE DATES

July 2 to July 15, 2018

APPLICATION DEADLINE

April 30, 2018

  • Learn to make handmade paper and explore concept development, language, and symbols as you transform the paper into an artist book.
  • Learn rag papermaking, from cutting rags and beating fiber in a Hollander beater, to rendering pulp and forming sheets.
  • See your drawings, photographs, or computer-generated imagery imbedded in paper through creating custom stencils to pulp print imagery directly into the paper as the sheets are formed.
  • Explore paper manipulation techniques such as staining, cutting, and sewing, as you add to and alter your handmade paper.
  • Learn handmade artist book-binding techniques as you assemble your handmade paper into books.
  • Investigate concept development, including sequencing, combining image and text, and symbolism, through class discussions and individual critiques.
  • Display your work in a public student showcase exhibition.

Full Course Listing for CSU Summer Arts 2018:

https://www2.calstate.edu/SummerArts/Courses/Pages/default.aspx