Decorative binding - extended online workshop
Who is this course for?
This is a 3-week online course to learn core bookbinding skills. The course is designed for the absolute beginner but also as an opportunity to revisit and polish existing skills and experience.
You will have the opportunity to create both a Coptic stitch and Long stitch-bound book. You will learn how to prepare your materials, sew your books. During this process you will explore options for simple embellishments.
Support and feedback
Your tutor will support you throughout the course via the online sessions. You will work with your tutor on your personal goals within the structure of the course. You will receive feedback on your progress and suggestions as to how to improve.
Will I have to do anything outside of the session?
You will need a laptop / PC / phone / tablet with a camera and microphone / headphones and a good internet connection.
You will need to provide your own materials, detailed advice regarding these will be provided by the Tutor prior to the course.
Additional information and resources
“How will I learn?
You will be working with your tutor and other learners using an online video platform called Zoom. Your course will be largely focused on practical tasks, with opportunities for discussions and your tutor will support you throughout. You may wish to work on personal projects between the sessions and your Tutor can offer support and advice to facilitate this. This will help you reinforce learned skills and to progress at a pace you are comfortable with.
Resources and additional information
Detailed guidance along with all resources required will be emailed to you prior to the course starting.
What can I do next?
You may like to enrol on other bookbinding courses to further develop your skills or another art course with Learn Devon.
Your tutor will suggest ideas on how to build on what you have learnt. They will signpost you to other opportunities to support your learning.”