Paper Arts Week

 

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Paper Arts Week

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Paper Arts Week with Sandy Frick, Sue Garland,  Elizabeth Goodwill, Margaret Hillman, Ali Lambert, Judy Just, Cheryl Martin & Linda Sharp

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

Monday-Friday

Nov 7-11, 2016

9:30am-4:30pm

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. 

 

 Monday

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Cook a Book with Sandy Frick

Monday, Nov 7, 2016

10:00am-4:00pm

Eco-dyeing, bookmaking

All skill levels

Cost of Workshop: $90 Art Center Sarasota Members / $110 Non-members

 

Did you know you can get wonderful prints from leaves that have been sandwiched between sheets of paper and then cooked in a water bath?  It is so fascinating to see what colors appear as a result of heat, pressure, and time on the mineral contents of the leaves! This is eco-printing!  After cooking and drying the printed sheets, students will assemble them into a book using simple Japanese stab binding.

 

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Materials fee $15
 

 Tuesday

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Drip = Splatter = Pour #2 with Judy Just
Tuesday, Nov 8, 2016
9:30am-12:30pm

Mixed Media

All skill levels
Cost for Workshop: $45 Art Center Sarasota Members / $65 Non-Members

 

Let’s play with paint, dyes and inks in this fun class. It will cover various viscosities of pigments and what they do on wet and dry paper and canvas. Let your imagination soar in create new ways to make a painting and collage materials. New techniques and materials from last Drip Spatter Pour.  All skill levels. 

 

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Materials fee $10

 

 

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The Art of Marbling with Elizabeth Goodwill

Tuesday, Nov 8, 2016

1:30pm - 4:30pm

Paper Marbling, Paper Arts

All skill levels

Cost for Workshop: $45 Art Center Sarasota Members / $65 Non-Members

 

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 in the traditional western style marbling and Suminagashi (japanese) marbling with water and watercolor in this workshop.  

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Material Fee: $15


Wednesday

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Paper Mache Animals with Ali Lambert
Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016

9:30am-12:30pm

Mixed Media

All skill levels
Cost for Workshop: $45 Art Center Sarasota Members / $65 Non-Members

 

 

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

 

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Make a book with Gelli Prints with Cheryl Martin
Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016 

1:30pm - 4:30pm

Printmaking & Bookmaking

All skill levels
Cost for Workshop: $45 Art Center Sarasota Members / $65 Non-Members


Make prints for a small book with your Gelli plate or a gelatin plate that you make yourself.  Make background papers or pages with a theme. Students should bring a Gelli Plate (Art & Frame and Keeton's carry them) any size or make a gelatin plate using this recipe.  Be prepared to have fun and explore printmaking.

 

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Materials Fee: $10

Thursday

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Explosion Box Construction with Sue Garland

Thursday, Nov 10, 2016
9:30am-12:30pm

Paper Art

All skill levels

Cost for Workshop: $45 Art Center Sarasota Members / $65 Non-Members

 

Need a greeting card for any occasion, along with gifts and some "surprise" thrown in?  An Explosion Box is something that has it all and more!  The possibilities for them are limitless!  They come in all shapes and sizes and when you take the lid off the "box," the magic begins for the recipient as the box opens up to reveal its contents!   They can be simple or elaborate, large or small.  The choices are totally up to you!  This class will only touch on the basics, but will inspire you to take it to the next level!

 

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Nature Printing with Gelli Plates with Cheryl Martin
Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016 

1:30pm - 4:30pm

Printmaking

All skill levels
Cost for Workshop: $45 Art Center Sarasota Members / $65 Non-Members


Make detailed prints of flowers, leaves, even weeds with a Gelli plate or a gelatin plate that you can make yourself.  Learn about positive and negative prints and mixing colors on and off the plate. Students should bring a Gelli Plate (Art & Frame and Keeton's carry them) any size or make a gelatin plate using this recipe.  Be prepared to have fun and explore printmaking.

 

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Materials Fee: $10

Friday

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Fishbone Book with Linda Sharp

Friday, Nov 11, 2016
9:30am-12:30pm

Paper Art & Bookmaking

All skill levels

Cost for Workshop: $45 Art Center Sarasota Members / $65 Non-Members

The Fishbone Fold book is an intricate book whose pages when viewed from the top look like a fish skeleton.  This book has two distinct sides made from one long sheet of paper and each side can be inscribed. 

 

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CANCELED

Decorative Paste Paper with Margaret Hillman
Friday, Nov 11, 2016 

1:30pm - 4:30pm

Paste paper, Paper Arts

All skill levels
Cost for Workshop: $45 Art Center Sarasota Members / $65 Non-Members

 

Come spend an afternoon making beautiful paste papers that can be used in a variety of ways including, but not limited to, bookbinding, collage, calligraphy, mixed media. Paste papers allow you to make papers in just the right colors for your projects. The class will include a discussion of how to make your own tools from items around the house. This is a fun, messy technique with unique results.

 

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Materials Fee: $5