Bookbinding Workshop with Artist Osman Doruk

Date: Saturday, 14 May 2022
Time: 2 – 4 pm
Fee: £40
Class Size: Min. 4 – Max.15 participants 

Osman Doruk, one of the world’s last remaining master handcrafted bookbinding artists, who practices this unique art using old Ottoman tools and techniques, will demonstrate essential Turkish bookbinding ornamentation techniques using traditional motifs. 

Immerse yourself in a day of creative work with master Osman Doruk, learning ancient bookbinding skills like stitching your own personalised book, and adding a leather cover using a fabulous range of coloured materials. In this artistic workshop, you will see beautiful examples of classical bindings and learn the essential steps for binding a book. 

This workshop is suitable for binders of all levels including complete beginners.  At the end of the workshop, students will be able to create their very own master piece they can take home.