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Simple Bookbinding Taster

£45.00
Location Leicester Print Workshop
Date & Time Saturday 11th February 2023
2.00pm - 5.00pm
Tutor  Theo Miller

Learn how to transfer your existing prints into three different types of book. You will learn three simple bookmaking techniques - concertina, beak book and three-hole stab binding - and take home your bookbound prints. Suitable for total beginners and those that want a refresh.

Course Structure

  • Health and safety in Letterpress

  • Demonstrate how to the book forms you will be making with examples.

  • Time to make your books – using materials provided and your own start to make your own books. Adhoc demos will be included to develop the introductory book forms.   

  • Discuss how books can be planned for more developed work.

  • Cleaning and tidying and close of course, packing your bags with oodles of books that you’ve made.

About the Tutor

Theo Miller is a visual artist and printmaker, born in Leicester. He gained a first class degree in Fine Art from De Montfort University in 2014. Miller is currently living and working in Leicester as an Artist and also as a Technician for De Montfort University.

Printmaking, for Miller is an axis, a locus. He describes the beauty of printmaking to be that the final image is always affected by, and integral to the process itself. Miller is currently focusing on letterpress, after being granted the Print Futures Award 2017.

Bookings

Online: You can book online here by credit / debit card or Paypal.

Telephone: You can pay by card over the phone during our opening hours (Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm). Call us on 0116 251 4174.

In person: Call in to Leicester Print Workshop during our opening hours (Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm) to book and pay by card, cash or cheque.

Pre-course information: We will send you details of how to find us and what to bring with you when we process your booking. 

Concessions

Full-Print Members of Leicester Print Workshop are entitled to a 10% discount on our inhouse courses. Interested in joining LPW as a member? Click here for more information.