Lithography and Bookbinding. Introduction to the professional Artist Book

Lithography and Bookbinding
Introduction to the professional Artist Book
Summer Workshop in E2 Studio, Barcelona
Introductory exploration of lithography techniques on stone and
aluminium plate
and some basic bookbinding techniques.
From the teaching experience in Llotja School
with the combination of the lithographic techniques and bookbinding, arises
 the idea of carrying out this intensive course for artists who want to introduce
themselves in the Artist Book field.
Date: July  02 - 06, 2018
From 10 a.m. to 5,30 p.m.(with 1,30 h lunch break)
 Skill Level(s): open to all
Professors: Maria Lucas and Anna Comellas
Tuition: 350€ (Material included)
Registration Fee: $50
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The participant works in 1 individual artist's book project with the use of lithographic images.
The workshop has a maximum of 8 participants that will be divided in 2 groups of 4, working 4 in the lithography workshop in the morning and 4 in the Bookbinding workshop. In the afternoon the groups will be changed.
The first day is a general introduction about the technique of lithography, Bookbinding and the relationship between image and book in Contemporary Art. A lithographic plate will be drawn the first day and left ready for printing next day. In Bookbinding we will work in the layout of the Book.
The second day will be an introduction to different kind of book bindings.  There will be also an introduction to the technique of lithographic printing on Western paper, working in groups of two people to facilitate the work.
On the third and fourth day will be an introduction to different kind of structures and boxes. A lithographic stone will be drawn and printed with different proofs of color tests in different western and Japanese papers.
The Last the Project will be finished and some information is provided about the material and where to find it.
The dimensions of the papers will be approximately of 30x25 cm.
Lithographic plates (stone, plate) and the necessary materials to make 1 book (engraving paper, Japanese, cardboard...) will be provided to the participants. All the necessary tools are in the workshop.
The Workshop is in Spanish and English

The deposit is refunded in case of cancellation by a participant until 6 weeks before the workshop starts. 

If there should not be a minimum of four registrations four weeks before the workshops starts, I would cancel the workshop. A workshop may be cancelled by me also in cases of force majeure. In both cases of workshop cancellation, the participants are immediately notified and the deposit is refunded.