BOOK ARTS (BA)
Office: 513 Main Library
BA 441 Papermaking. 3 hours.
Provides hands-on experience in the fundamentals of making both Western and oriental paper using a variety of fibers. The objective is to produce a large number of reference samples rather than to mass produce sheets of paper or one-of-a-kind paperworks.
BA 490 Book Design and Printing. 3 hours.
Studies the theoretical and practical aspects of book design and production. Emphasis is on the aesthetic principles of bookmaking, the preparation of layouts, and the selection of typefaces, papers, and binding materials.