Workshops

WORKSHOPS AND ORIENTATION FALL SEMESTER:
The Visual Communication Lab will offer the following workshops over the course of the semester. All DART Students, if interested, may attend any of the workshops listed below.
A sign-up sheet is disponible at the VC Lab. You may sign up in person or alternatively via email at visual.communication.lab@concordia.ca

VC LAB ORIENTATION
Dates:
Please contact via e-mail for appointment

The VC Lab Orientation informs you about its equipment, resources and policies. If you would like to work in the lab and haven’t attended a class orientation or would like to refresh your memory, this orientation is for you.

JAPANESE BINDING
Dates:
Tuesday, 1 Oct, from 1:45pm to 2:45pm
Thursday, 3 Oct, from 10:45am to 11:45am
Tuesday, 8 Oct from 1:45pm to 2:45pm
Thursday, 10 Oct, from 10:45am to 11:45am
4 participants
In this workshop students will learn how to make a Japanese Bound booklet. Basic material will be provided: PVA glue, Waxed Binding Thread, Needle, Awl, X-Acto Knife, Metal Ruler, Bone Folder and Cutting Board.
Students should bring special material they wish to experiment with.
What should you bring?
– Text and cover paper you want to experiment with.

PERFECT BINDING
Dates:
Tuesday, 1 Oct, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Tuesday, 8 Oct, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Tuesday, 15 Oct, from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Tuesday, 15 Oct, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm
3 participants
In this workshop students will learn how to make Perfect Binding. Basic material will be provided: PVA glue, Glue Brush, X-Acto Knife, Metal Ruler, Bone Folder and Cutting Board.
Students should bring special material they wish to experiment with.
What should you bring?
– Text and cover paper you want to experiment with.

EMBOSSING ON PAPER (different techniques that raises a three-dimensional image on paper)
Dates:
Thursday, 17 Oct, from 10:45am to 11:45am,
Tuesday, 22 Oct, from 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Tuesday, 22 Oct, from 3:45pm to 4:45pm
4 participants
In this workshop students will learn how to make Embossing on paper. Basic material will be provided: Light table, Dotting Tools, X-Acto Knife, Metal Ruler, Bone Folder and Cutting Board.
What should you bring?
– Paper you want to experiment with.

Photoshop, Explore Basic Concepts, (Only by appointment)
InDesign, Explore Basic Concepts , (Only by appointment)
Illustrator, Explore Basic Concepts​, (Only by appointment)

These workshop can accommodate maximum 4 people per date, reserve your spot asap.
A sign-up sheet is disponible at the VC Lab. You may sign up in person or alternatively via email at visual.communication.lab@concordia.ca
For more information, visit the VC Lab in person!