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Paper cutting, or papel picado, is a traditional Mexican craft. In this workshop, draw inspiration from Frida Kahlo's Casa Azul garden. You'll look at folk and fine art examples of cut paper from a variety of cultures and periods, learn basic paper cutting techniques with scissor and craft knife, and use botanical and photo references to create your...

$65
F.   Jun 19th, 1pm
All levels
(56)
Friday June 19 1pm - 3pm 1 Session $65
Saturday June 20 10am - 12pm 1 Session $65
Saturday June 20 2pm - 4pm 1 Session $65
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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.   Jun 2nd, 6:30pm
Beginner
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Tuesday June 2 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $90
Tuesday July 7 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $90
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Learn basic bookbinding techniques and walk out with a complete leather journal in the color of your choice, plus the skills to make more on your own.Come learn how to make your very own hand-bound, softcover leather journal!In this class we’ll tackle long-stitch bookbinding, a method that has been used as far back as the 18th century. In just two...

$65
T.   Jun 2nd, 7pm
Beginner
(73)

Create dynamic collages while learning about composition, and technique. In this class geared for both beginners and experienced artists, students will explore color theory and the use basic adhesives for different materials. Learn how to make image transfers using photocopies and/or magazine images with packing tape and acrylic paint. Note: Supplies...

$90
Su.   Jun 7th, 11am
All levels
(73)

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
(32)
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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 demonstrationsReceive...

$324
Th.   Jul 16th, 10:30am
All levels
(166)

Students will learn how to properly color their pulps as well as create appropriate pulp paint consistencies for a variety of purposes. They 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

$115
T.   Jun 9th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(4)

This course will teach the basics of Turkish water-based paper marbling using traditional marbling inks and acrylics. You will learn how to prepare paper for marbling and beginner to intermediate marbling techniques of mixing and applying colors, raking and combing colors into patterns, and how to lay down the paper. Over two days, you will have the...

$325
Sa.Su.   Jun 13th, 10am
All levels
(6)

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
Th.   Jun 4th, 10am
All levels
(9)

In this introductory course students of all levels will explore fabric collage through various methods in image and object making in addition to explorations in abstract geometric patterning and organic assemblage. This course will utilize materials both found and altered through learning basic techniques in hand sewing and surface manipulation....

$235
T.   Jun 2nd, 6:30pm
Beginner
(8)

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)

Try your hand at creating works of art in the galleries. Focus on a different art form each session with family-friendly activities led by an artist. Drop in; art supplies provided.Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

Free
Su.   Jul 19th, 1pm
All levels
(11)

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
(6)

Learn Japanese binding techniques using traditional Japanese papers and fabrics to produce unique works. Construct side-sewn binding and through-the-fold structures, as well as a chitsu, the special cloth-covered folding box to hold the books. The end result is a beautiful, boxed set of books. We recommend taking this class in conjunction with Suminagashi so...

$325
Sa.Su.   Jun 20th, 10am
All levels
(6)

Building on Bookbinding 1, students will continue an overview of various traditional bookbinding techniques which will help them in choosing future topics to focus on. Students will complete 2 books using more advanced skills: a quarter leather hollow tube laced binding and a quarter leather tightback book sewn on raised cords. Leather paring and hand-sewn...

$650
M.T.W.Th.F.   Jun 22nd, 9am
Intermediate
(6)

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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
(6)

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
(6)

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
(6)

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
(6)

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
(6)
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