Students will use various paper mending and in-painting techniques to mend and restore a damaged paper dust jacket. Session 1 will focus on the qualities of various adhesives and Asian tissues, humidification and flattening, and various paper mending techniques. Session 2 will continue with fill techniques and work time. Session 3 will be dedicated to color-matching, in-painting, trimming and housing the restored dust jacket in a protective mylar sleeve.
Level: Beginner – no experience necessary
Registration extended to April 20, 2022. Material fees are included with your registration, though a small list of additional items needed to be gathered/purchased will be sent with your confirmation.
Sample process images by Mitch Gundrum