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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Art (ART)

ART 446 Artists Books (4) Study and production of original visual statements through the book as an art form.

ART 446 Artists Books (4)

This course will consist of lectures, demonstrations, and studio practice in production of artists books. Lectures and demonstrations will include hand papermaking, signature binding, book design, new and alternative book forms, and container construction. Each student will produce six either unique or editioned books during the semester; each book will have a mock up, title, colophon page, and will be signed. This labor-intensive studio relies upon cumulative learning experiences through increasingly demanding projects. Competency is expected in numerous new skills and techniques, and their application in creating visually compelling concepts is essential to the success of completed artworks.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: Arts
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: ART 110S, ART 111, ART H 111, ART H 112 and enrollment in the ART BA ART BFA Art Education or Integrative Arts degree program

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.