Artists' Book - Nottingham Trent University


Duration: Six evening classes, 6 - 8:30 pm

Price: £275

Run by: Linsey Richards
at Nottingham Trent University

0115 848 2813

Burton Street
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG1 4BU

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About the Course

This course introduces you to the creation of the self-published artists’ book.

It’s suitable for illustrators, designers, photographers and writers, both amateurs and professionals, who want to see their work develop into a publication.

The course will see you develop a body of work which will be published in your own, handmade book.

You’ll be shown and guided through the different options you have when it comes to book making.

You’ll develop your InDesign and Photoshop knowledge, expand your design capabilities as well as learn about the different types of books and the skills required to fold, cut, stitch and eventually open your own book.

In preparation for the workshop, you must have an idea of a project you’d like to publish.

On this course you will:

make a collaborative Zine using specialist printing processes
learn about a range of print processes which can be used to create your publications
learn about book binding, mock-ups, paper folding and paper types
gain instruction on both inDesign and Photoshop Software
edit your work into a cohesive, engaging body of work
create a mock up before going to print
make your own publication.

What will I gain?

You’ll leave this course with your own publication, a collaborative group Zine, mock ups and the skills, knowledge and network to continue making books in the future.

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Please note that if you have a CraftCourses gift voucher you would like to use as full or part payment of this course fee, the booking will need to be made via telephone (number above).

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

15 hours of quality tuition with an experienced tutor, with most materials provided. Maximum class size: 10.



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Course Start Dates

Tuesday 17th April 2018

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