Where artists' books and the book arts meet online...
Time: July 16, 2012 at 10pm to July 20, 2012 at 5pm
Location: Art print Residence
Street: Ramon Llull 1
City/Town: Arenys de Munt (Catalonia ) Spain
Website or Map: http://www.murtraedicions.com…
Phone: 34 937938397
Event Type: summer, course
Organized By: Pilar Lloret & Jordi Rosés
Latest Activity: Jul 3, 2012
On artist's books
From 2 to 6 July 2012
Given by Jordi Rosés engraving and Pilar Lloret master printer
30 hours of workshop
basic material included
languages : Catalan, Spanish, French, Italian
Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
No. of students: 10
Registration fee: 275 € I Wish to register to this workshop
Possibility of accommodation in Art Print Residence;
This course is aimed at exploring the concept of a book as a work of art, as a unique work and as a limited edition. The participants will also gain an insight into different ways of approaching and putting into practice a project to produce an artist’s book.
CONTENTS: Books as works of art (as unique works/as limited editions). Defining and choosing the book to be created: What do you want to do? How do you want to do it? – Available resources (own / external resources). - Elements involved in the book’s creation: images, texts. – Defining the supports for ideas: format (dimensions). – Pages (images, texts), publication (pressrun). – The support: the type of paper, texture, weight, fibre, folds etc. – The container: in book format, a folder, a box. – The materials to make the container: card, wood, plastic, fabric, leather. – The type of book: tied, sewn, perforated, spiralbound, glued, folded (accordion folds), loose leaves (untied). Japanese bookbinding. – The bookbinding process: rustic, card, leather, other forms of presentation. – The parts of a book: front cover, front flyleaves, blank page, fly title, table of contents, foreword, preface, body of the book (texts), index, colophon, back flyleaves, back cover. – The parts of a page: headers (ornamentation), the heading, text, and footer. Cul de llàntia (a type of ornamentation). – Techniques for creating limited editions of images: woodcuts, linocuts, intaglio printing, lithography, silkscreen printing, photography, inkjet, computer graphics. – Techniques for creating texts: the typography, photoengraving, laser printing, photocopies, calligraphy. - Planning the edition: previous work, preparing the items to be used.
In this course each student can make his own book. We will use the following techniques: intaglio monotype to create images and movable typography stamped on hand for creating texts.
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