http://www.uwe.ac.uk Book Arts

Continuing Professional Development courses at The Centre for Fine Print Research UWE Bristol


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We run courses in artists’ books and related processes with visiting experts and in-house staff. All of our CPD book arts courses are listed on these pages and also feature in the Book Arts Newsletter.

Our Summer Book Arts Institute runs during July-August. For next summer, please see the newsletter link above, or email Sarah to go on the alert list as soon as classes are announced. Come and join us, learn new skills and make new friends with books.

Some recent classes have included:

Guy Begbie


2D-3D Experimental book art structures with
Advanced Bookbinding for book artists
Altered Books
Architectural Book Structures
Wehmais pop-up box, Secret Belgian and Drum Leaf Binding
Collapsible Star Binding and The Coptic Stitch

Angie Butler


Advanced Letterpress
Contemporary Letterpress – Finding your form(e)
Contemporary Letterpress 2 – Making An Impression
Contemporary Letterpress 1 – Getting Type High!
Letterpress Printed Book Arts Intensive
Printing Without Picas: A Pressure Printing Masterclass

Angie and Si Butler

Making Friends with Your Adana Press –
Adana Press maintenance and printing

Jeremy Dixon

Making Words: Found Poetry and Artists’ Books


Stephen Fowler

‘Artistamps’
Home Made Rubber Stamps and books
Primitive Printmaking in the City III
Primitive Printmaking
Roller printing

Ben Goodman

Wood Engraving

Jeff Rathermel

Boxes, Wraps and Portfolios
Decorative Japanese Techniques for Paper and Book Arts
Fluxus Lab Assembling Box
Japanese Book, Print and Paper Arts


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