Paper Arts Week

 

Please review the education policies before signing up. Thank You.

Current Education catalog can be downloaded here.

Paper Arts Week

image

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

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

Monday-Friday, Nov 10-14, 2014


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. 

 Monday


Choose Workshop Fee

Pulp is the Basis: Papermaking with Sandy Frick

Monday, November 10, 2014image

9:30am-4:00pm

$90m/$110nm

 

Spend the day immersed in water as students create different types of papers. Make your own sheets of paper using a blend of abaca and cotton, adding many “extras” to the watery bath of pulp to create unique one of a kind sheets of paper. Students may end up with 15-25 sheets of paper which may be used for the other classes or your own creations.
 

Supply List:

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

 Tuesday


Choose a Workshop Fee

Paper Bag Journal with Judy Just

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

9:30am-12:30pm

$45m/$65nm

 

Make a fun journal out of a paper bag!  We will paint the paper bag with multiple colors.  Then  fold, cut, decorate, add pages for a fun book with pockets.  It can be used for a journal, sketch book, etc.  Fun, fun, fun.

 

Supply List: 

Students should bring their Artist tool kit, brayer (if you have one), spray bottle, metal ruler, ribbon or something to tie the journal closed, large eye needle, embrodery thread.     

All other materials supplied

 


Choose a Workshop Fee

Marbling Paper with Elizabeth Goodwill

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

1:00pm-4:00pm

$45m/$65nm

 

Supply List:

Material Fee $10 

 

Wednesday

Choose a Workshop Fee

Monotype Landscapes with Judy Just

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 

9:30am-12:30pm

$45m/$65nm


Come and explore the new non-toxic printmaking inks that can be printed without a press.  It will give you a chance to think “outside” the box and have fun.  No experience necessary.

 

Supply List:

Materials fee $10 

Students should bring mark making materials, bounty paper towels (they don’t fuzz), sketch book, pencil. 


Choose a Workshop Fee

Nature Printing & Decorative Papers using Gelli Plates with Cheryl Martinimage

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

1:00-4:00pm

$45m/$65nm

 

This workshop will introduce students to the endless possibilities of monoprinting without a press using Gelli plates. Make beautiful decorative art papers for use in collage, bookmaking, cards and more regardless of your skill level. Supply fee of $5 for inks and paper 


Supply list:

Students should bring the following: Gelli Plate (found at Keeton's or online), brushes and other soft drawing tools, stencils, bits of nature, paper towels, apron.

Optional: special papers to print on

Thursday

Choose a Workshop Fee

Papier-mâché Made Easy with Ali Lambert

Thursday, November 13, 2014

9:30am-12:30pm

$45m/$65nm


In this workshop students will creating papier-mâché animals using a new method of construction with pre-plastered gauze strips to cover the forms.  Students should bring an idea of the creatures they wish to create.  Ali will also cover how to paint, collage and embellish the animals.  This process is easier and faster than the wheat paste and newspaper method and the results are stunning.

 

Supply list:

Material Fee $5

Students should bring their artist tool kit, paper towels and disposable gloves if they do not want to touch plaster. All other materials provided.

 


Close a Workshop Fee

Fold, Pierce, and Score Paper with Sandy Frick

Thursday, November 13, 2014

1:00pm -4:00pm

$45m/$65nm

Imagine the fun you can have scoring, creasing, folding, pleating and piercing paper giving it texture changing the flat paper into 3D!  Participants will explore different techniques and then proceed to make a creative 3D paper mask!

 

Supply List: 

$5 materials fee 

Students need to bring their artist tool kit, a self-healing mats cutting mat, Exacto knives, and scissors if they have them.

Friday

Choose a Workshop Fee

Collage on Canvas with Ali Lambert

Friday, November 14, 2014

9:30am - 12:30pm

$45m/$65nm

 

Ali will demonstrate her favorite collage techniques combining paint, paper and images on canvas to create a dymanic and finished piece that is ready to hang.

 

Supply List: 

Students need to bring a 10x10 stretched canvas, images they would like to incorporate on light weight paper, collage papers, bits of efemerma they have collected, golden polymer medium, paper towels and the artist's tool kit.

All other materials supplied. 

 


Choose a Workshop Fee

Create Boxes and Portfolios with Elizabeth Goodwill

Friday, November 14, 2014

1:00pm - 4:00pm

$45m/$65nm

 

Students will learn to create box and portfolios structures from cut and folded paper and board, with and without glue.  Special project for this workshop is creatating a book shaped box.  

 

Supply List:

Material Fee $5

Students should bring artist tool kit, metal ruler, bone folder, self-healing mat, decorative papers (12x12) for interior of boxes.