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The Handmade Book: An Introduction

at BKC - DUMBO

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DUMBO, Brooklyn
33 Washington St
Btwn Plymouth & Water Streets
Brooklyn, New York 11201
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 13 and older
Average Class Size: 12

What you'll learn in this bookbinding class:

Students will learn the basics of hand-made book production and practice several simple binding techniques that can be done at home. This 3-hour workshop will provide an introductory glimpse into the art of making books.  

Methods demonstrated will include pamphlet stitch, japanese side-stitch, and perfect binding.  Limited supplies for the class are provided by BkC, but feel free to bring any additional 2-D materials you'd like to incorporate into your work. 

If you'd like to produce your own artist books, sketchbooks, zines, or if you just want to make unique, handmade gifts, this class is for you!  

Important Things to Note:
  • Limited supplies for the class are provided by BkC, but feel free to bring any additional 2-D materials you'd like to incorporate into your work.
  • Cost of the class includes a $10 materials fee.
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Students must give notification 72 hours or more in advance to receive full refund/transfer credit. Request made within 72 hours will be charged a 25% withdrawal fee. No refunds granted after the beginning of class.

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Reviews of Classes at BKC (317)

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The Handmade Book: An Introduction
Reviewed by Polina on 8/2/2012
I liked the class. I kind of wished we learned one more technique. Something more complicated. The Japanese stitch was complicated and I really liked it but I wish there was something else. But otherwise I learned a lot and it was really interesting.
The Handmade Book: An Introduction
Reviewed by Atul on 8/1/2012
The course was good-- everything as described in the course description.
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BKC is a photo, video and creative education center located in the heart of Dumbo, Brooklyn.  Our basic philosophy is simple: cut the crap.  We’re founded upon the idea of learning by doing, whether it's hands-on classes in studio lighting, a workshop on shooting HD Video for Youtube,...

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