Starts: Saturdays, June 1st + June 8th
11 – 4 PM
Instructor: Mark Laurin
This course provides the perfect introduction to the tradition and creative possibilities of hardcover bookbinding. You’ll learn about all the tools, materials, and techniques involved in the process and leave with a beautiful handmade book! Perfect for students simply looking to learn a traditional craft or for those wanting to make professional artist books, this course will equip you with everything you need to create your own high-quality hardcover books that will last a lifetime.
Artist Bio: Mark Laurin is an artist and printmaker originally from Montreal and currently living in Hamilton. He holds a BFA in Print Media from Concordia University and an MFA in Printmaking from Indiana University. Between degrees, he spent two years as an apprentice at No Bar Code Press, where he cultivated a love for the craft and creative possibilities of bookmaking.
IMPORTANT: Fees must be paid in full upon registration. Centre reserves the right to cancel courses 2 business days before the start date. Courses cancelled by Centre will be refunded in full. Participants who withdraw 10 or more business days prior to first class will be issued a credit for the full amount of their registration. We are unable to provide refund/credit for withdrawal fewer than 10 business days prior to first class. No make-up classes/substitutions provided.
Many of our workshops and courses make use of upper & lower levels of the facility and may involve small amounts of physical labour depending on the processes involved. For those who have any physical or mobility concerns please contact us with any questions you may have so that we can best answer your questions accommodate any special needs. email@example.com | (905) 524-5084
ACCESSIBILITY: Centre is partially physically accessible. We have a level entrance leading to our shop, information desk, galleries, washroom and traditional print studio. Unfortunately, we do not have automatic doors or an elevator. Our silkscreen studios and digital lab are only accessible by stairs. We are working toward becoming a physically accessible space in the future.