Investigating the Book, January Term 2016

 Paste Paper

Paste Paper

 Pattern Stamping Using Carved Erasers

Pattern Stamping Using Carved Erasers

 Backing Fabric with Paper - Urauchi

Backing Fabric with Paper - Urauchi

 Pamphlet Books With Stamped Covers

Pamphlet Books With Stamped Covers

 Accordion Book With Painted Images

Accordion Book With Painted Images

 Each of us (myself included) completed a suite of prints to exchange - we bound them into a Japanese stab binding like this.

Each of us (myself included) completed a suite of prints to exchange - we bound them into a Japanese stab binding like this.

 Student Print on Rives BFK Paper

Student Print on Rives BFK Paper

 Four Needle Coptic Book with Wooden Covers

Four Needle Coptic Book with Wooden Covers

I taught a book arts course at Guilford College during their January Term 2016. My students explored various types of book and print making. Take a look at their accomplishments. It is worth noting that they had never made books prior to this class; hard to believe!

 Gel Printing

Gel Printing

 Sewing a Coptic Book

Sewing a Coptic Book

 Sewn Two Needle Coptic Books

Sewn Two Needle Coptic Books

 Accordion Book With Collaged Images

Accordion Book With Collaged Images

 Two Needle Coptic Binding With Wooden Covers

Two Needle Coptic Binding With Wooden Covers

 Four Needle Coptic Book With Backed Fabric and Sewn Embellishment on Covers

Four Needle Coptic Book With Backed Fabric and Sewn Embellishment on Covers

 Tunnel Book Structure with Painted Images

Tunnel Book Structure with Painted Images

As you can see, these students worked hard and produced exciting work.  I am truly proud of their accomplishments! Truth be told; I learned as much as they did - isn't that one of the 'perks' of teaching?!?