Πέμπτη, 5 Μαΐου 2016

metalwork on books

One month left for the course that I am invited to teach  
at the Centro del bel libro Ascona , Switzerland


Metalwork on Books

Tuesday, 7. June 2016 to Saturday, 11. June 2016



The course will introduce you to the incorporation of metal as decorative 
or structural element in bookbinding.
 In the first part, basic tools and different materials will be presented. 
We will design the ideas related to a book 
and then transform them 
into something tangible. 
In the second part, various specific techniques on metal will be thoroughly explained 
and demonstrated i.e. cutting, filing, engraving, texturing, bending and hammering, soldering, attaching fittings, working with wire. 
Combination with other materials, wood or acrylics.
 Finally, you will learn different methods of attaching metals in the binding. 
Choice of different materials is available. 
Course fee:
CHF 1150.00
Teacher:Evangelia Biza
Participants:Bookbinders, interested people with previous knowledge
Language:
English and explanations in a second language