Bookbinding: Tricky Books & Boxes
Saturday & Sunday, May 29 & 30
10:00-4:00 (12 hours/2 days)
materials fee $20 payable to the instructor on first day of class
Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes May 24
This course is full. Click here to access the waitlist.
During this workshop, students will learn how to make a few tricky books and boxes with surprising and hidden features, using a combination of tricky folding and binding techniques. Tools and materials will be provided, but if you have some of your own bookbinding tools, please bring them.
Rhonda Miller is a bookbinder with nearly twenty years experience and she has an undying fascination with book structure and historical bookbinding techniques. As a book artist she does custom bookbinding, book repair and restoration, artists books, and paper marbling. Her work has been included in book art exhibits in various locations and in 2018 she won the Heritage Washi Award for her book in the CBBAG Art of the Book Exhibition. She has contributed to a number of bookbinding publications and has been interviewed for the Bookbinding Now podcast series.
While earning her Masters of Library and Information Studies, she took bookbinding courses through the Dawson Printshop at Dalhousie University. Later, she continued to develop her skills through a variety of workshops and intensive learning events such as the Paper and Book Intensive. Rhonda is owner and operator of MyHandboundBooks and Scotia Bookbinding and she teaches bookbinding classes at Craft Nova Scotia and at The Morgan Conservatory in Cleveland, Ohio. MyHandboundBooks.com