Creative Bookbinding (Foundation | EXTRA)

1. Overview

A days introduction to creative bookbinding with an experienced tutor on hand.

An opportunity to explore texture, colour and materials to create and bind a personal journal or sketchbook with your own individual design.

2. What you will study

Students will be given a brief introduction to various bindings, covers, tools and materials. Working mainly with recycled materials, students will then make 3 books using 3 basic binding techniques - pamphlet stitch, Japanese stab binding and buttonhole binding.

3. Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

All students are required to be at least 16 years of age on the commencement of the course.

4. How to apply

Course fee: £75 (includes all bookbinding materials)

Gray's Short Course Online Registration

Successful enrolment will be confirmed by email.

RGU Registration

All students should be aware that when registering as a student at RGU they are accepting a contract of enrolment. (In order to attend short courses all students must register and accept RGU’s conditions).


A refund is only applicable where there has been illness with a medical certificate to support it.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about registration, contact:

Gray's Short Course Team

5. Additional information

All bookbinding materials and equipment provided.

A complete health and safety induction will take place on commencement of the course.

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Start Date

19 May 2018

Course Length

6 hours
10:00am - 4:00pm

Mode of Attendance

Short Course/EXTRA

Academic School
Gray's School of Art
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