Book Arts

Treasured Boxes

Make your own treasured box in this hands-on book arts workshop. You will learn how to construct and cover a lidded box for your own valued personal item based on its unique dimensions. You will learn how to measure object dimensions, cut the box-making material to those dimensions, and then assemble your special box and lid, covering it with decorative papers. We will also explore the technique of delamination for adding labels to boxes and how to make flexible trays so that a box can hold more than one treasured item. Prerequisite: None

* If you'd like to see the supply list previous to registering please email cmalone@ocac.edu

Instructor: 
Ann Coombs
Location: 
Book Arts Calligraphy Classroom
Start Date: 
02/21/2015
End Date: 
02/21/2015
Days: 
Saturday
Time: 
9:00am-4:00pm
Tuition: 
90
Studio Fee: 
25
$115.00
Total Price: 
115

If you qualify for one of these discounts please select the appropriate discount.

Chalkboard Lettering

If you love lettering, fonts and design, come discover Chalkboard Lettering, where you will learn more than 20 different styles of hand drawn lettering and will use these to create chalkboard style designs. You will explore the essential elements of chalkboard design and layout and will work in both black on white and white on black. You will create at least one complete chalkboard layout. This class is ideal for graphic designers, students of graphic design, calligraphers and for lovers of lettering. Prerequisite: None, though some experience with calligraphy, hand lettering or art is helpful.

* If you'd like to see the supply list previous to registering please email cmalone@ocac.edu

Instructor: 
Cora Pearl
Location: 
Book Arts Calligraphy Classroom
Start Date: 
02/28/2015
End Date: 
03/01/2015
Days: 
Saturday & Sunday
Time: 
9:00am-4:00pm
Tuition: 
200
Studio Fee: 
10
$210.00
Total Price: 
210

If you qualify for one of these discounts please select the appropriate discount.

The Archaeology of the Medieval Book

Join renowned artist, Marilyn Zornado in this marvelous class to explore a variety of historic book forms. Your guide will be the distinguished and beautifully illustrated text, The Archeology of Medieval Bookbinding by J. A. Szirmai, which pilots you through ten years of intensive research and surveys the evolution of binding structures. You will work your way through the history and technology of this important era in book development. Class will include one field trip to view medieval books. Prerequisite: Good hand skills

* If you'd like to see the supply list previous to registering please email cmalone@ocac.edu

Instructor: 
Marilyn Zornado
Location: 
BookArts Classroom
Start Date: 
01/26/2015
End Date: 
04/06/2015
Days: 
Mondays (No Class 3/23)
Time: 
6:40pm-9:40pm
Tuition: 
250
Studio Fee: 
55
$305.00
Total Price: 
305

If you qualify for one of these discounts please select the appropriate discount.

Letterpress Printed Book

Explore our enormous type collection and learn typesetting and image making on the Vandercook press while creating a beautiful letterpress printed book. You will use images of flowers and plants to create unique, ethereal prints and accompanying text. Focus will be placed on typesetting basics and pressure printing techniques. In the final class a portion of finished prints will be used to bind an accordion book that can be displayed or neatly tucked onto a bookcase. Examples of contemporary letterpress work will be shown throughout class. Prerequisite: None

* If you'd like to see the supply list previous to registering please email cmalone@ocac.edu

Instructor: 
Rachel Fish
Location: 
Book Arts Classroom + Print Studio
Start Date: 
04/02/2015
End Date: 
05/07/2015
Days: 
Thursday
Time: 
6:00pm-9:00pm
Tuition: 
200
Studio Fee: 
30
$230.00
Total Price: 
230

If you qualify for one of these discounts please select the appropriate discount.

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