#5035 Slotted Tape Binding, with Anne Covell - January 21

$ 175.00


The slotted tape binding is a contemporary adaptation of the historic paper case binding, also known as the limp vellum binding, that was prominent throughout Europe during the late-Medieval period. In this binding, sections are sewn on supports that are laced through a limp or semi-limp cover to provide a simple and durable non-adhesive attachment. This structure is easily adaptable and can work well with as little as two sections, making it an ideal structure for artists' books and/or sketchbooks. Students in this class will make two slotted tape bindings, one large and one small, to better understand the versatility of this structure. 

Sunday, January 21 from 9 am to 4 pm. There will be an additional material fee, due at the class.

About the Instructor | Anne Covell

Anne Covell received her MFA in Book Arts from the University of Iowa Center for the Book where she studied on an Iowa Arts Fellowship. She has taught courses in bookbinding, papermaking, and natural dyeing for the University of Iowa Center for the Book, as well as the University of Georgia study abroad program in Cortona, Italy. Her work has been exhibited throughout the United States and abroad and can be seen in a growing number of special collections libraries and museums worldwide including the Yale University Arts Library, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the National Library of Chile. She currently resides in San Diego, CA.

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