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Qualification name Non regulated SFA formula funded provision, Entry Level, Crafts, Creative Arts and Design, 13 to 20 hrs, PW C
Qualification level E
Awarding organisation Generic award - no awarding body
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Part-time
Course start date 22nd April 2023
Cost £189.00
Cost description Senior fee: 151 Concession: 123
Attendance pattern Weekend

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

Discover the art of handmade books! Three days of progressive projects will guide you through core techniques and prepare you to experiment, design and craft your own unique books.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

This course is aimed at beginners. A general ability to use small hand tools will be helpful. Please check the City Lit website for details.

View the key features of this course.

- Create book structures through folding, sewing and gluing - Explore these structures further as a base for future projects - Name the most common bookbinding tools and use them safely - Be aware of grain direction in paper and ways to determine grain direction - Be able to distinguish and name some book structures - Progress onto further classes within bookbinding.

Understand how the course will be delivered.

You will be taught by practical demonstration, group and individual tuition, hands-on practise and some hand-outs. There will be no homework but independent practise between lessons will improve your skills. You will be advised on this during class.

Find out what material you will need.

Please check the City Lit website for details.

Suitable follow-on courses may include:
VD262 Ten Projects for Beginners
VD190 The Bookbinding course
VD416 Bookbinding: Japanese books and boxes.
VD288 Book Arts: Experimental structures
Your tutor will be able to advise you during the course.

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Name Keeley Street
Address 1-10 Keeley Street
Covent Garden
London
WC2B 4BA
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