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    Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  Feb 23, 2018
Academic Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CDIL314 Book Arts 3 cr.

Students will explore bookbinding techniques for various adhesive and non-adhesive book structures, as well as a range of spine structures: sewn, concertina, leperello, wrapped, stabbed, coptic. Methods for creating the student’s own cover papers will be demonstrated and explored. Students will design and create an illuminated trilogy using three different book structures, and design and build a container to hold these. Illumination media may be simple relief printing, painting, drawing, collage, stenciling, or photography, and incorporated text may be self generated or borrowed prose, poetry, lyrics, or dialog. Graphic design and printmaking majors welcome. Students should be at junior or senior levels.

Prerequisites: Open to Juniors and Seniors

Hybrid Studio/Critique
Culturally Diverse Content
All College Elective
Fall & Spring