Paper Arts Week

 

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Paper Arts Week

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Paper Arts Week with Sandy Frick, Elizabeth Goodwill, Ali Lambert, Judy Just & Cheryl Martin

5 days of papermaking, printmaking, collage, & book arts

Monday-Friday, March 14-18, 2016

9:30am-4:00pm

Open to all skill levels


Paper has been around since the 2nd century A.D. People have created papers from many different plants and have used it for utilitarian purposes and creative endeavors. This week will be dedicated to the exploration of new ideas and revisiting the familiar, but possibly with a new twist with paper. Join us as we explore the world of paper! All processes this week are non-toxic and safe and fun for all ages.  All students are encourage to wear and apron or "art clothes" and comforable shoes for these workshops. 

 

Supply lists are listed in descriptions.  

 Monday

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Paper Pulp Painting with Sandy Frick

Monday, March 14, 2016

10:00am-4:00pm

$90m/$110nm

 

Explore color expression through wet paper pulp.  By using various techniques such as layering, stencils, stain glass, coils and balls, students create wet paintings.  Dripping, spooning, pouring, squeezing are some methods used to apply the wet pulp to floating molds and deckles.  It is spontaneous or methodical.  It is a fun, wet way to explore working with colors to create complete compositions or as a basis for later paintings or printmaking.  Join the wet fun!

Check it out these youtube videos to see more examples!

 

Supply List:

Materials fee $20
Students need to wear non-skid shoes and an apron or work shirt, old towels…the process is wet and sloppy. Bring a sack lunch.

 Tuesday

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Drip, Splatter, Pour with Judy Just
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
9:30am-12:30pm
$45m/$65nm

 

Have fun doing all of the above on watercolor paper and unprimed canvas. This workshop is about learning how to use dyes, acrylics, inks and other water media to create art or collage material. It takes knowledge of how surfaces dry and how pigments impregnate the surface….. that’s the what you will learn have fun exploring in this workshop. Be prepared to play and be amazed at what happens.

 

Supply List:

Materials fee $ 10

Download Supply list here.

 

 

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Book Art: Longstitch Embellished Journal with Elizabeth Goodwill

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

1:30-4:30pm

$45m/$65nm

 

Create a fun and colorful journal with brightly colored pages. The pages are sewn in with long stitch and we will further decorate and embellish the spine with yarn, threads, found objects and more. This is an easy and fun decorative book form that is perfect for journals and artist books and easy for book artists of all skill levels.   

 

Supply list:

Material Fee: $5

1 sheet of heavy weight paper for cover (180lb paper or heavier), Acrylic paints, Novelty yarns, Beads, Small found objects (jewelry, keys, small pencils, etc), artist tool kit

Optional: embroidery floss, additional papers for pages (I will provide the rainbow paper for the signatures)

Wednesday

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Monoprinting & More with Judy Just
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
9:30am-12:30pm
$45m/$65nm

Want to try printmaking? This is a great opportunity to try it using Akua inks. Fun, non-toxic and easy to clean up. You will explore layering the inks and stencils. Come try something new.

 

Supply List:

Materials fee $10

All materials supplied. 

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Gelli Plates: Printing with Layers with Cheryl Martin
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
1:30-4:30pm
$45m/$65nm


Learn to create layers of color and texture with Gelli plates.  Using layers takes your prints to another level of skill and look of complexity.  Learn to make a small books using your gelatin prints.

Students should bring a Gelli Plate any size. (Art & Frame and Keeton's carry them) Be prepared to have fun and explore printmaking.

 

Supply List:

Plastic sheeting for the table, Gelli Plate (found at Art & Frame, Keeton's or online), brushes and other soft drawing tools, stencils, bits of nature, paper towels, spray bottle of water, cheap acrylic craft paint, Paper – cut your paper larger than Gelli Plate, apron, scissors.

Optional: Plexi for under Gelli plate and one to roll paint on, brayer

Thursday

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Ripped & Torn Paper Collage with Ali Lambert
Thursday, March 17, 2016
9:30am-12:30pm
$45m/$65nm

 

Create realistic one of a kind collage from a photograph or other reference materials. Students will have fun making hand painted collage papers to be cut and torn and placed in a way that creates a painting made from their own papers. Students are encouraged to bring reference photographs from home or select from the teachers files for inspiration. Some of the subject matter may include people and animal portraits, still life and landscapes. Students may work on stretched canvas, canvas board or 300lb watercolor paper.

 

 

Supply List:

300lb watercolor paper or stretched canvas or canvas board,  White tissue paper, Garbage bags (not pleated), Acrylic paint (various colors), Large Brushes, Old brushes for glue, Elmers Glue or white glue, Old magazines, Scrapbook paper, and Other collage papers, Sharp paper scissors, P, Images or photos of objects you like (animals, food, etc), Heavy plastic to cover table, Paper towels

 

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Fabric Paper Creation with Cheryl Martin
Thursday, March 17, 2016
1:30pm-4:30pm
$45m/$65nm

 

Fabric paper is a fun way to create a durable creative surface that can be used with so many other projects.  Students will use a base of muslin or cotton and layer it with paper and glue to build up a surface.  Simple to make but the results are amazing.  We will make fabric paper to cover a notebook.

 

Supply List:

Material Fee $10

Plastic sheeting for table, paper towels, scissors, papers you want to use(lightweight papers, tissue paper, pattern paper, etc).   Cheryl will supply fabric, glue, paper, brushes, freezer paper, notebook to cover.

Friday

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Paper Mache Spirit Dolls with Ali Lambert
Friday, March 18, 2016
9:30am-12:30pm
$45m/$65nm

 

This class is about one method of creating paper mache sculptures. Students will be creating spirit dolls combining paint,  paper, yarn, and other embelishments to adorn their paper mache dolls. We will be using Rigid Wrap preplastered strips and aluminum foil to make the forms.

 

Supply list: Plastic to cover table, masking tape, aluminum foil, rigid wrap pre plastered stips (available at Michaels or Art & Frame)

 


 

 

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The Art of Marbling with Elizabeth Goodwill

Friday, March 18, 2016

1:30pm - 4:30pm

$45m/$65nm

 

This workshop will reveal the secrets of paper marbling, an ancient printing technique in which a floating multicolored design is created and manipulated on a liquid surface and is then transferred onto paper (or any other fiber). If you have marbled paper before please join us as a studio day with all the supplies. We will be working with acrylic paint, methyl cellulose, and paper for this workshop.  

Supply List:

Material Fee: $15

Non-skid shoes, apron or workshirt, papers you might like to try marbling on and old towels. All other materials provided.