Community Classes

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Book Arts

The Paper and Book Arts Department offers both traditional and explorative classes at all levels in papermaking, bookbinding, decorative paper techniques and letterpress printing. Papermaking and Book Arts classes are held in the Picante Paper and Book Arts Studios located on the second floor of the Navarro Campus.

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4400a | Book Arts Studio Rental: Daily Rate
The Book Arts Studio is available for artists with previous bookbinding experience in bookbinding. Equipment includes standing press, finishing press, plough, sewing punch, stamper, and large Kutrimmer for cutting paper and board and does not include use of the letterpress equipment. Requests for instruction should be made prior to enrollment and may require an additional fee. Note: The fee includes access to equipment and a limited amount material. Participants are responsible for all clean up. The studio is available on a first-come, first-served basis, according to Navarro building hours and studio schedule with classes given priority. Prerequisite: Experience with the desired equipment, instruction in studio protocol, permission from the Department Chair, and approval for each piece of equipment used. Contact Beck Whitehead at 210.200.8255 or bhwhitehead@swschool.org

Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Instructor: Beck Whitehead
Dates: Dates and times to be arranged with instructor, 6/4/2015 to 8/8/2015
Studio: Book Arts Studio | Campus: Navarro
Tuition: $25 | Members: $20
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 6/4/2015 and ending 6/4/2015
 
Attendees: 1 $25.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $20.00 ea.

4400b | Book Arts Studio Rental: Semester Rate
The Book Arts Studio is available for artists with previous bookbinding experience in bookbinding. Equipment includes standing press, finishing press, plough, sewing punch, stamper, and large Kutrimmer for cutting paper and board and does not include use of the letterpress equipment. Requests for instruction should be made prior to enrollment and may require an additional fee. Note: The fee includes access to equipment and a limited amount material. Participants are responsible for all clean up. The studio is available on a first-come, first-served basis, according to Navarro building hours and studio schedule with classes given priority. Prerequisite: Experience with the desired equipment, instruction in studio protocol, permission from the Department Chair, and approval for each piece of equipment used. Contact Beck Whitehead at 210.200.8255 or bhwhitehead@swschool.org

Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Instructor: Beck Whitehead
Dates: Dates and times to be arranged with instructor, 6/4/2015 to 8/8/2015
Studio: Book Arts Studio | Campus: Navarro
Tuition: $150 | Members: $135
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 6/4/2015 and ending 6/4/2015
 
Attendees: 1 $150.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $135.00 ea.

4401a | Letterpress Studio Rental: Daily Rate
The Book Arts Studio is available for artists with experience in letterpress printing and equipment. Equipment includes two Vandercook proofing presses, standing press, finishing press, plough, sewing punch, stamper, and large Kutrimmer for cutting paper and board. Requests for instruction should be made prior to enrollment and may require an additional fee. Note: The fee includes access to equipment and a limited amount material. A $100 deposit is required; deposit checks will be returned once confirmation that the press has been properly cleaned, no equipment has been damaged, and all type has been properly redistributed. Participants are responsible for all clean up. The studio is available on a first-come, first-served basis, according to Navarro building hours and studio schedule with classes given priority. Prerequisite: Experience with the desired equipment, instruction in studio protocol, permission from the Department Chair, and approval for each piece of equipment used. Contact Beck Whitehead at 210.200.8255 or bhwhitehead@swschool.org

Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Instructor: Beck Whitehead
Dates: Dates and times to be arranged with instructor, 6/4/2015 to 8/8/2015
Studio: Book Arts Studio | Campus: Navarro
Tuition: $60 | Members: $45
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 6/4/2015 and ending 6/4/2015
 
Attendees: 1 $60.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $45.00 ea.

4401b | Letterpress Studio Rental: Semester Rate
The Book Arts Studio is available for artists with experience in letterpress printing and equipment. Equipment includes two Vandercook proofing presses, standing press, finishing press, plough, sewing punch, stamper, and large Kutrimmer for cutting paper and board. Requests for instruction should be made prior to enrollment and may require an additional fee. Note: The fee includes access to equipment and a limited amount material. A $100 deposit is required; deposit checks will be returned once confirmation that the press has been properly cleaned, no equipment has been damaged, and all type has been properly redistributed. Participants are responsible for all clean up. The studio is available on a first-come, first-served basis, according to Navarro building hours and studio schedule with classes given priority. Prerequisite: Experience with the desired equipment, instruction in studio protocol, permission from the Department Chair, and approval for each piece of equipment used. Contact Beck Whitehead at 210.200.8255 or bhwhitehead@swschool.org

Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Instructor: Beck Whitehead
Dates: Dates and times to be arranged with instructor, 6/4/2015 to 8/8/2015
Studio: Book Arts Studio | Campus: Navarro
Tuition: $300 | Members: $285
Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 6/4/2015 and ending 6/4/2015
 
Attendees: 1 $300.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $285.00 ea.