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Academic Courses Offered

(The following are listed with the UNO Department of Art & Art History courses.)

 

ART 3200 The Hand Produced Book I: Typography and Book Design (3 semester credit hours)

An introduction to typographic principles as applied to printed books. Each student learns hand typesetting and letterpress procedures, then designs and prints a small edition of their selected text. Prereq: None. Lab fee required.

(This course is offered every semester.)

 

ART 3220 The Hand Produced Book II: Letterpress Printing (3 semester credit hours)

Continuing work in typography and book design with an emphasis on book illustration, multi-color printing, and the standardization and control of edition work. Prereq: ART 3200. Lab fee required.

(This course is offered every semester.)

 

ART 3230 Book Structures: An Introduction to Bookbinding (3 semester credit hours)

This course investigates basic approaches to bookbinding, introducing students to the history, tools and techniques of the discipline. In addition to the concertina structure and simple presentation wrappers, students execute a variety of non-adhesive bindings, both Western and Japanese, and learn basic case-binding methods. Prereq: None. Lab fee required.

(This course is offered every other semester.)

 

ART 3250 Patterned Paper (3 semester credit hours)

An investigation of the history and techniques of making patterned papers for bookbinding. Including marbling (Western, Turkish and Japanese Sumigashi), pastegrain, stamped and printed patterned papers. Prereq: None. Lab fee required.

(This course is offered every other semester.)

 

 

Please e-mail Bonnie_O'Connell@unomaha.edu if you have questions about any of these classes.