INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED FINE LEATHER BINDING
SEPTEMBER 30 – OCTOBER 11, 2019 | DON GLAISTER
This two-week class is designed to help students with varying levels of experience in fine binding to refine and review their techniques, develop more advanced and sophisticated ones and even invent new techniques. Emphasis will also be placed on binding design and design execution. Some of the more advanced techniques that may be explored are: elaborate woven headbands, edge gilding, gold, blind and painted tooling, inlays and onlays of leather or other materials. Students will work independently on their particular projects, with close monitoring and guidance from the instructor. They will be encouraged to explore various design concepts and decorative techniques, depending upon their level of experience and expertise.
The class may be used as a review of the binding process or to concentrate on a few, or even one specific technique. The AAB Fundamentals / Intermediate Binding class, or equivalent, is a prerequisite for this class and it may be repeated as needed.