Jude Kingshott : Creative Books

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Bookmaking - Maps.jpg

Jude Kingshott : Creative Books

225.00

You will be taught conventional bookbinding techniques, but used in unconventional ways. By repurposing old books, maps, music sheets, etc you will construct individual and unique books. Also learn to make your ‘personal book cloth'.

Dates August 19th - 23rd 2019

Venue: The Committed to Cloth Studio, 

Course Fee £450

Supplies Fee £ 40 which will include specialist paper

Deposit £225 on booking

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ABOUT JUDE KINGSHOTT:

Committed to Cloth tutors and students know Jude as "She who must be obeyed!" She is Leslie's Studio Manager, sanity-checker and friend!  

Jude brings to this course a host of specific techniques, and add to that the unconventional, for you to create unique books from papers that reflect to your interests.

Read more here

 LEARN THE CONVENTIONAL

Paper Folding

Manipulating Paper

Specialist Bookbinding

The Pamphlet

Japanese Stab Binding

The Concertina


 SUPPLIES ON SITE

  • wax threads

  • bone folders

  • paper knives

  • spring dividers

  • awls

  • try squares

  • bookbinding needles

  • bookbinders glue

  • stainless steel triangle

  • bees wax

  • assorted linen threads

  • old fashion typewriters for your use

  • use of the pinch press

  • an Adana 7x5 printing press with the use of wooden letterpress

  • specialist papers

MISCELLANEOUS

WHAT TO BRING - STUDENT REQUIREMENTS LIST

CLOTH

If you have any personal cloth for a book cover, please bring!

PAPERS

  • Maps

  • Sheet Music

  • Old Books if you are happy to dismantle them

  • Poetry

  • Wrapping paper

  • Parchment

  • Manuscripts

TOOLS

  • Paper Scissors large and small

  • Cola Pens

  • Pilot Pens

  • Bamboo Pens

  • Automatic Pens

  • Any writing tool

  • favourite paint brushes

  • LARGE cutting matt

  • Stanley knife with spare blades

  • Craft knife with spare blades

  • a small plastic quilters ruler at least 12 inches long but not much longer

  • small pot of acrylic wax ( Art van Go )

INKs - optional choices

  • Water Colour paints

  • Aquarelle

  • Kohl-l-Noor

Miscellaneous

  • Rubber gloves (suggest two pairs).

  • Wear old clothes suitable for gardening or decorating, and/or bring a cloth apron.

  • Please note :

    It is important to wear sturdy, flat, rubber-soled sensible shoes with good support, that will resist hot water. 

  • A notebook and pen.

  • A camera as it can be useful to take photographs of processes or work-in-progress.

 

HOUSEKEEPING

CLASS HOURS

Please arrive no later than 9.15am on the Monday for a 9.30am start.  Teaching hours will run from 9.30am to 4.30.  The studio opening hours will be from 8.30am to 5.00pm. If you arrive early bear in mind that the Class does not begin until 9:30 and we may still be setting up. 

OnFriday, the Studio will close at promptly at 4:30.

Studio Information

Lunches, tea/coffee and nibbles and fruit will be provided.

See the Accommodation list, which comes with student feedback, if you need to stay locally.

Contact and Directions : www.committedtocloth.uk/say-hello

 Leslie Morgan lm@committedtocloth.com

or Jude Kingshott  jude.kingshott@btinternet.com