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, November 2 - 6, 2015

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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Papermaking: It's Wet & Wild! with Sandy Frick

Monday, November 2, 2015

9:30am-4:00pm

$90m/$110nm

 

Learn the basis of paper making by hydrating “half stuff”, “beating to a pulp” in blenders, and “pulling a sheet”.  Learn what those phrases mean in this active class of adventure as everyone makes a dozen plus truly unique papers.  Explore  basic papers, inclusions, laminating, and  working with some color.  Use these awesome sheets of paper in other workshops during the rest of the week!

This is not your sit and chat class, but a fun, physical day of activity!


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 and a stack of newspapers.

 Tuesday

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Monotype Adventure with Judy Just
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
9:30am-12:30pm
$45m/$65nm

Workshop has been canceled at teachers request.

This fun class will give you a chance to try printmaking to see if it is something you want to add to your art tools.  You will have an opportunity to make a finished print using additive and reductive methods of creating an image.  Akua inks are non toxic and clean up with water.  Also printable without a press.  Fun, Fun, Fun!

 

Supply List:

Materials fee $10 

Students should bring their artist tool kit, mark making materials, bounty paper towels (they don’t fuzz).  All other materials provided. 

 

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Gelli Plates: Printing with Layers with Cheryl Martin

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

1:30-4:30pm

$45m/$65nm

 

Learn to created layers of color and texture with Gelli plates.  Using layers takes your prints to another level of skill and look of complexity.  Cheryl will show you new tricks she has discovered with this printing process. 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 

Wednesday
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Quilling: The Art of Paper Fillagree with Sue Garland
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
9:30am-12:30pm
$45m/$65nm

Workshop canceled

Sue Garland will be teaching quilling or paper filigree, an art embellishment technique. Quilling or paper filigree is an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs.  The paper strips are turned around a tool to create a basic coil shape. The paper is glued at the end and the coil is then shaped. These shaped coils are then arranged to form flowers, leaves, butterflies or any ornamental pattern, including 3-D objects.

 

Supply List:

Material Fee $5

Students should bring plastic for their table, Elmer's glue, tweezers and scissors

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Funky Papier-mache Creatures with Ali Lambert
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
1:30-4:30pm
$45m/$65nm

Who knew papier-mâché could be so easy and fun! Students will be creating funky papier-mâché animals, creatures and more.   Learn methods of construction and integration of natural materials into a form. The process will use pre-plastered gauze strips to cover models.  Decoration, painting, and collageing of creatures will be discussed.  Students will be able to paint or collage their creatures at home once they are dry. This process is easier and faster than the old wheat paste and newspaper method and the results are stunning.

 

Supply List:

Material Fee $5

Heavy plastic to cover table, Paper towels, Disposable gloves if you don’t want plaster on your hands, Bamboo sticks or palm branches, Scissors. 

Thursday

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Torn Paper Collages with Ali Lambert
Thursday, November 5, 2015
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. 

 

Supply List:

180lb watercolor paper or heavier to collage on,  White tissue paper, Garbage bags (not pleated), Acrylic paint (various colors), Large Brushes, Old brushes for glue, Elmers Glue or white glue, Old magazines & collage papers, Sharp paper scissors, Pencil, Images or photos of objects you like (animals, food, etc), Heavy plastic to cover table

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Fabric Paper Creation with Cheryl Martin
Thursday, November 5, 2015
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. 

 

Supply List:

Material Fee $10

Plastic sheeting for table,Paper towels, spray bottle, scissors, any thin papers you want to use(tissue paper, pattern paper, tracing paper, etc). 

Friday

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Star Book with Elizabeth Goodwill
Friday, November 6, 2015
9:30am-12:30pm
$45m/$65nm

 

Students will learn and constuct this fun and easy to make book.  Other folded book forms will be discussed and made if time allows.  The star book form is a great project book that allows for pockets, windows, and storytelling all within the pages of the book. Perfect for all skill levels.  Simple sewing, cutting and folding. 

 

Supply list:

At least 5 large sheets of MiTeines pastel paper in colors of your choice (you can choose more than one color), clothes pins or binder clips, gluestick, ribbon for tieing it closed, a metal ruler, cutting mat and their artist tool kit.

 

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Paper Bag Journal with Windows with Judy Just

Friday, November 6, 2015

1:30pm - 4:30pm

$45m/$65nm


The latest incarnation of this popular book will have “windows” to show off all your wonderful paper week creationg.  Painting, folding, cutting and sewing are all a part of this class…usable for other book forms.

Supply List:

Material Fee $5

Students should bring artist tool kit, brayer (if you have one), spray bottle, metal ruler, ribbon or something to tie the book closed, large eye needle, embrodery thread, and papers you made this week and other decorative papers.