Design Your Own Ex Libris (Graphic Design)
Lay claim to your own perosnal book collection or library by designing your own EX LIBRIS! More graphic design than drawing, participants will be guided through the history, styles and examples of bookplates of the past, and then encouraged to create their own version.
An EX LIBRIS (‘from the library of’), more commonly known as a bookplate, is a small illustrated label or stamp that is used to identify books in a private or personal library. These bookplates typically bear the name, monogram, motto, coat-of-arms, crest, badge or any motif that relates to the owner of the book. Likey originating in Germany, the earliest known ex libris dates back to the middle of the 15th century.
Class participants will be limited to 8.