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In collaboration with a master papermaker at Dieu Donné and the photographic artist-in-residence at Pioneer Works, you will learn photographic printmaking beginning with the production of your own custom, handmade paper. Guided by a framework of experimentation, this class will encourage the synthesis of traditional & contemporary papermaking...

$235
Sa.   Sep 26th, 1pm
Beginner
(61)

English Paper Piecing is a hand-sewing patchwork technique that is easy, but also obsessive and fiddly. It's a great way to use scraps to make pretty things! It's also a good sewing project for taking on car and train trips, working on in the park, or in the bar, or wherever! Hexagon patchwork can be used to make full- or small-sized quilts, pillow...

$20
M.   Aug 24th, 8:30pm
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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 later transferred onto paper (or any other fiber). Called Ebru by the Turkish and Suminagashi by the Japanese, marbling has always been a mysterious technique with varied...

$80
Su.   Sep 27th, 12pm
Beginner
(61)

This workshop offers an introduction to the papermaking process, including how to pull sheets of paper, as well as various papermaking and artistic techniques. Each session includes a lecture, demonstration, viewing of works from our archive and hands-on experimentation. Note: All materials are provided.

$90
T.   Aug 11th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(4)
Tuesday August 11 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $90
Tuesday September 1 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $90
Tuesday October 6 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $90
Tuesday November 3 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $90
Tuesday December 1 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $90
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Are you a collector of images and things, interested in finding meaning in a narrative format? In this 2-day book workshop, students will connect content to form, using the artist book as a vehicle for their message. Students will learn collage and mixed media practices (transferring, working with wet and dry media, proper glues and applications)...

$150
Sa.Su.   Aug 8th, 12pm
All levels
(197)

Let’s make collage together! Collage is the perfect medium to explore today’s image-saturated culture.  Many artists working today are using collage as a way to combine photography, painting, fabric arts and countless different materials into exciting, multi dimensional artwork.  In this class we will explore historical approaches...

$250
W.   Sep 9th, 6:30pm
All levels
(100)
Wednesday September 9 6:30pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $250
Thursday September 24 6:30pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $250
Wednesday November 18 9:30am - 12:30pm 5 Sessions $250
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This workshop will reveal the secrets of suminagashi (floating water) an ancient japanese technique of paper marbling in which a floating multicolored design is created and manipulated on a liquid surface to be later transferred onto paper (or any other fiber). This discipline of marbling employs simple ingredients like ink and water to create one-of-a-kind...

$60
Su.   Sep 20th, 2pm
All levels
(61)
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Enjoy creative fulfillment in this relaxing and self-expressive painting and mixed-media art class! Open to all levels, for beginners and seasoned artists alike, in this art class you will: Express yourself through endless artistic techniques in painting, mixed-media, and a wide variety of art supplies. Learn new weekly techniques with hands-on...

$374
Th.   Sep 17th, 11am
All levels
(193)

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Learn English Paper Piecing with this fun beginner-friendly project. EPP is a traditional technique for hand-piecing quilt tops that dates back as far as the 1770's. It's simple to learn, addictive, portable, and can be used to piece an infinite variety of quilt designs including Grandmother's Flower Garden, Patchwork of the Crosses, and (all-the-rage)...

$70
F.   Sep 25th, 5pm
Beginner
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Students will be able to explore advanced techniques culled from over thirty years of exploration within the medium; these techniques originated or were developed through work produced at Dieu Donné. Each session will focus on introducing students to specific hand papermaking techniques. Each class is lead by an expert papermaker who will provide...

$100
T.   Aug 18th, 6:30pm
Intermediate
(4)
Tuesday August 18 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $100
Tuesday September 15 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $100
Tuesday October 20 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $100
Tuesday November 17 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $100
Tuesday December 8 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $100
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Explore the form of a dragonfly. Bring a flicker to a firefly. Give song to a cricket. By popular demand, Shawn Sheehy is back at the Center, offering a paper engineering workshop focused on bugs. We will build a series of increasingly complex pop-up and movable structures in folio form, handy for display, gifts or further study. For many of these...

$325
Sa.Su.   Aug 15th, 10am
All levels
(8)

Pop Up books may seem like magic, but it’s a sleight of hand you can master. We are devoting the month of August to creating with paper. Every Wednesday you can pop-in to our space to learn how to transform 2D paper into 3D mechanisms. We will be going over basic techniques and slowly build on your repertoire of complex folds, pull-tabs, pop-outs....

$50
W.   Aug 5th, 6:30pm
All levels
Wednesday August 5 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $50
Wednesday August 12 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $50
Wednesday August 19 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $50
Wednesday August 26 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $50
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This course is a three-hour figure model-drawing course, employing classical techniques and drawing principles using simple materials (Charcoal, pencil, paper). Material covered in lectures includes an introduction to perspective and simple geometries, proportion and scale, skiagraphy, sight measuring, skeletal and muscular anatomical landmarks. Students...

$540
W.   Sep 16th, 6:30pm
All levels
(9)

A carousel book is an ingenious work, containing three-dimensional panoramic scenes that are revealed in multilayered openings that recede into space. Its seductiveness comes as a result of its construction, a series of five scenes, which when taken together are a play in five acts. Viewed through windows or other intricate opening, they take the viewer...

$325
Sa.Su.   Sep 12th, 10am
Beginner
(8)

Highlighting the many luminaries who have taught at the Center over its forty years, we're excited to announce this special series of Anniversary Workshops. Starting with the idea of an architectural monument, join Kumi Korf for an investigation of sculptural book structures. She will introduce you to five different structures, all of them used as...

$325
Sa.Su.   Sep 19th, 10am
All levels
(8)
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