ART 120 - Intermediate Artist Books and Pop-up
An artist book is an intentional work of art created in the form of a book. Students will create basic folded and stitched books and learn pop-up techniques. Topics: design process, conceptual development, typographic layout; history of movable, fine press and artist books.
Prerequisite: ART 118
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will:
1. Demonstrate a variety of basic and creative book binding styles and pop-up techniques building on skills learned from the basic level class.
2. Design and create original artists books using existing written content or have written their own content according to the assignments.
3. Demonstrate design process development, conceptual development and typographic layout.
4. Describe the history of the book form throughout the world, the history of movable books, artist's books and fine press books.
5. Create personally and artistically relevant books.
6. Have personally studied artists' books, pop-ups and historical books from the collections of the University of Oregon Special Collections and visiting artist and gallery owner, Laura Russell from the 23 Sandy Gallery in Portland
7. Have researched artists books, pop-up and the history of the book at Lane's library and online.
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