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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
(59)

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.   Jul 7th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(4)
Tuesday July 7 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $90
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
(175)

With an emphasis on recycling paper ephemera and natural materials, this class will explore a combination of traditional and unusual materials to make collages. Learn a variety of collage techniques, compositions, and concepts, and how to repurpose and recycle images and objects into artworks. Students are welcome to bring some of their own collage...

$61
Sa.   Jul 11th, 12pm
All levels
(38)

This course introduces two different sculptural papermaking techniques: casting with molds, which result in a solid sculpture composed of thick cotton pulp; and laminate casting, which results in a hollow sculpture made of thin paper. Students must prepare and bring the following materials: Casting requires a hydrocal plaster box-mold, the dimensions...

$135
T.   Jul 14th, 6:30pm
All levels
(4)

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.   Jul 14th, 6:30pm
Intermediate
(4)
Tuesday July 14 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $100
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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Paste papers are a gateway to creating unique patterned papers for one’s own artist practices. We will investigate the myriad possibilities inherent in this media: paints, choice of papers/boards, materials, formulas, edition printing and more. Participants will delve into the creation of unique surface patterns with the use of multiple implements:...

$165
Sa.   Jul 18th, 10am
All levels
(7)

Learn how to use one of the most prevalent art techniques in modern art, used by artists from Picasso to Kiki Smith. In this course, students create collages using texture, rhythm, and other formal elements of art.

$245
W.   Jul 8th, 10am
All levels
(8)

Learn the elegant printing of the 15th century letterpress. Do it yourself as you make your own personalized stationery. You will hand set real metal type, understand the origins of our alphabet, learn press lock-up and printing, as you run your own small edition on our vintage printing press. A great introduction to printing beautiful impressions....

$110
Sa.   Jul 18th, 10:30am
All levels
(1)

This one day workshop is designed for teachers of seven to ten year olds, with methods and techniques that may be modified to accommodate other age groups. We will spend the day creating classroom-tested and kid-approved book structures that are quick, simple and mess-free. You will leave with a variety of book structures and ideas for including book...

$165
Sa.   Jul 18th, 10am
All levels
(7)

This one-day workshop is designed for teachers of eight to twelve-year-olds, with methods and techniques that may be modified to accommodate other age groups. Building on the methods learned during the prior section, create pamphlets and accordion structures with greater complexity, as well as combination bindings. We will also make origami-folded...

$165
Sa.   Jul 25th, 10am
All levels
(7)

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In this introductory Core class, you will learn five basic book structures, develop hand skills and become familiar with binding tools and techniques. After this comprehensive foundation, you’ll be prepared for your own explorations, for advanced courses, and you will qualify for renting workspace in our binderies. The course will cover discussion...

$625
M.T.W.Th.F.   Jul 27th, 10am
Beginner
(7)

A tunnel book is a wonderful structure that allows the viewer to look within and discover a hidden world, which evolves in accumulated layers. Originally derived from a "peep" show, it still feels that we are allowed to gaze within a personal space. The class will begin with a short history and then make a model to understand how the structure moves...

$325
Sa.Su.   Aug 1st, 10am
All levels
(7)

Spend a relaxing time folding origami animals under the trees with Nikki Sibley.

Free
Sa.   Jul 18th, 2pm
All levels
(5)

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
(7)
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