University of Atlantia

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Paper and Adhesives for the Bookbinder, Illuminator, and Calligrapher

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Instructor:
Joscelin d'Outremer


Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
University Session:
UA87 June 14, 2014
Crs #:
519
Time:
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Fee:
Length:
1 hr
Credits:
1
Attendees:
FULL
Room:
704
Course Category:
Arts & Sciences
Description
This class will focus on understanding how paper behavior, aging, and uses, as well as how to manage a range of adhesives. Among other things, participants will learn about grain, acidity, and how to select the right adhesive for a given job. The instructor interned and worked for two years in book and paper conservation labs and that practical experience informs this course, which will be taught as a combination of hands-on activities and demonstrations.
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