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In this class we will explore basic paper making and manipulate ready-made paper to create jewelry pieces. These techniques offer a way to work with interesting color and texture in lightweight alternative jewelry.
Using recycled paper, origami paper, wax paper and tissue paper we will practice traditional origami exercises as well as experimental
Learn how to use cutting techniques to conceive and produce works as different as unique illustrations, stenciling editions and dimensional work. During this fun packed workshop you will experiment with
silhouettes, colorful collages, basic popups and paper sculptures as
well as multiple prints. You will discover the many possible
This course will teach the basics of water-based (Turkish) paper marbling using acrylic and tempera paints. Learn how to prepare paper for marbling as well as basic marbling techniques. You will then have the opportunity to make your own marbled papers and patterns. Students who wish to marble their own specific types of paper should bring them on
Students will be able to learn two techniques: embedding which is a method of incorporating a variety of materials into your sheets of paper; while blowouts use an object’s shape to create pieces of paper that take on this object’s silhouette. Embedding materials should be fairly flat, flexible and able to withstand moisture. Common examples a
Students will make both traditional and contemporary types of watermarks. This class demonstrates two different ways of producing a watermark along with a number of creative applications. Students are advised to bring a simple line drawing to trace.Prerequisite: Introduction to Contemporary PapermakingNote: This class has a $15 materials fee
Students will gain a confidence that they can repeat the steps on their own, to later teach to their students. Experiment with some simple bookmaking projects that can be combined to use in the classroom. In the process you'll gain ideas and methods that you can experiment with, and think about everyday materials in a different way. This class is o
In the first class, get your hands dirty and learn techniques to create your own paste paper. This laid-back session will be followed by a tutorial on Japanese stab binding. Students will use their paper and new bookmarking techniques to make their very own journal. Some supplies included, others will be emailed upon registration.
Students will learn how to properly color their pulps as well as create appropriate pulp paint consistencies for a variety of purposes. Students will make stencils to use during the class and are advised to bring a simple image to trace.Prerequisite: Introduction to Contemporary PapermakingNote: This class has a $15 materials fee
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 dimension
The greeting card format of these 12 veggies make them perfect for display or gifts. What's exciting about the structure of a cauliflower? Where's the drama in a potato? Build these jewel-toned heirloom vegetable pop-ups and find out! The greeting card format of these 12 veggies make them perfect for display or gifts. Beginners are welcome; e
Students will make several structures, including a pamphlet, a flat and a rounded case bound multi-section book, and a photo album. This introductory course will familiarize students with the basic
materials (paper, cloth, board, and adhesives), techniques (folding,
sewing, gluing), and history of bookbinding. Students will make several
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.
Take your etchings to the next level! This class will cover the basics of paper preperation, registration, transfering images from plate to plate, and color mixing. You will create beautiful, complex prints in layered tones. Ideal for artists with ethcing experience.Price includes all supplies and 12 hours of free studio time
Non-toxic Etching explores innovations in safer etching processes. This four week course will demonstrate plate preparation, application of hard and soft grounds, aquatints, and proper printing technique. This class is for anyone who has avoided printmaking because of a sensitivity to solvents or for those printmakers who want to explore new
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) in
Students will be able to make models and also construct their own individual examples using their own drawings, photographs, rubber stamps, collages, etc.
A two day workshop introducing the methods of constructing carousel books, sometimes called star books. A Victorian era book often produced as souvenirs or novelties, the format is now mostly u
Take a page from the Cubists' studio and mine the potential of mixed materials in this two-day workshop (November 16 and 23). Look closely at the special exhibition Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection and experiment with new textures, color illusions, hidden imagery, and strategies for depicting your choice of subject matter through unique com
Students will learn the cyanotype process from start to finish, starting with the mixing of its iron-based, light sensitive emulsion, coating the paper with the emulsion and finally, by placing a negative on the coated paper and exposing it to a UV light source. This workshop is an investigation into the expressive possibilities of the Cyanotype pr
In this intermediate course, students refine their technical and aesthetic skills in blackand- white photography. The course emphasizes the relationship between exposure, film development, and the finished print. With approximately two-thirds of class time devoted to hands-on darkroom printing, students can enhance darkroom skills, experiment
Students will learn the process and method of making monotype.A monotype is a painting or drawing that has been printed on paper. Because monotypes must be done quickly, the application of paint is bold and loose and can be very expressive. The process of making a monotype is relatively simple:The first method is similar to painting on canvas (ligh
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