PAPER POP-UP: PAPER PUMPKINS
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2021
10:00 - 11:30 AM EST
This class will meet on Zoom. Registrants will be provided with meeting details for class entry. Please become familiar with Zoom applications before class. This will provide for a more relaxing experience at class time. Note taking is suggested.
The class is a lecture series with hands on demonstrations, examples and time for answering questions.
Supplies used will be shared during the class. Be surprised at how simple and fun these pumpkins are to make. Lots of possibilities.
Grab your scarf and favorite cool weather warm and toasty drink. Meet me in the paper pumpkin patch where I will be showing you how to make hollow paper pumpkin forms of all sizes just in time for decorating and gifting treats!
PAPER SEASHELLS - New Session Date Added By Request
Saturday, September 25, 2021 10:00 AM - Noon EST
One class, two hours, $25.00
Using your own seashells learn how to create fun and easy paper seashells using supplies that you have at home. Learn how to embellish your paper seashells with watercolor and earth pigments. Learn simple bookbinding techniques for creating a paper seashell book and stitching techniques for paper seashells. This is a fun and informative pop-up paper session.
The class will meet on Zoom. Registrants will be provided with meeting details for class entry and a simple list of supplies to create with during or after the class.
Please become familiar with Zoom applications before class. This will provide for a more relaxing experience at class time. Note taking suggested.
This is a fun hands on class with image slides and live interaction. Participation during class is up to each individual. A lot will be covered beyond the images shown here with your questions always answered.
Collagraph and Monotype Prints - September 28 & 29, 2021, Online Offering. This class is a go! Join Us.
All of the classes in this series will meet on Zoom. Registrants will be provided with meeting details for class entry and a simple list of supplies to create with. Supply purchases prior to class is optional. Please become familiar with Zoom applications before class. This will provide for a more relaxing experience at class time. Note taking suggested.
This is a fun hands on class with image slides and live interaction. Participation during class is up to each individual. A lot will be covered beyond the images shown here.
In this two session course learn how to create unique painterly monotype prints and collagraphs.
Class time covers how to create carborundum prints, work with recyclables, sandpaper, textiles, and plant materials and other items to create tonal and textural effects on paper.
Explore the inking process and how to hand rub and pull prints in your home studio or classroom. Finished prints make nice gifts, papers for book covers and signatures and pages for handmade books.
Examples from plate to finished print and the processes will be shard.
Finished prints make nice gifts, papers for book covers and signatures and pages for handmade books.
A printing press will not be used in this class.
SEPTEMBER 28, 2021, 6:00-8:00 PM EST
SEPTEMBER 29, 2021, 6:00-8:00 PM EST
Altered Book Round Robin - Registration now closed. Thank you this session is full.
ZOOM MEETING DATES AND THEMES
SEPTEMBER 8, 7-8 PM EST - Harvest
OCTOBER 6, 7-8 PM EST - Alternative Photography
NOVEMBER 10, 7-8 PM EST - Garden
DECEMBER 8, 7-8 PM EST - Constellations and Charts
WINTER 2021: (Dates and times determined in December 2021)
JANUARY - Folds and Boxes
FEBRUARY - Dyed and Stitched
MARCH - Land
APRIL - Water
Registration will close for fall session once six participants have enrolled. Each month begins with a Zoom presentation for the theme introduced sharing methods and techniques along with supply use that one might consider trying for jump starting their creative energy.
Round Robin is a term used by quilters and stands for something handmade which is being passed on and added to.
What to expect?
Expect to receive a recycled hardback book in a box. The box can be reused for mailing your book eight times after you contribute art to your pages. It is up to each individual artist how they prefer to proceed with their books artistic beginnings within the monthly theme. Instructions for how to begin with resources and timelines will be included in your box with a few small surprises. Your book is yours. A blank hardback book is yours to design and invite the other five participants to contribute their art on your pages. You will receive five different books over the eight month period that you will contribute your creativity to the pages. The five will share in your book each month.
Each participant is responsible for their own postage for shipping six books for eight months.
All fees are waived including postage for receiving your book by mail and for facilitating a monthly Zoom program as a jump start for the creation of pages in the six different books over a period of eight months. The book you receive when registration is complete will include a handmade bookplate with your name, book number, mailing address and zoom links for monthly book sharing, reviews and a short program.
This collaboration is intended to scaffold an expansion of knowledge and creativity within a variety of artistic mediums through book arts. All are invited regardless of experience. Organizational skills, optimism and a love for creativity are helpful attributes.
THE SHELL COLLECTOR, September 2021 Online Offering
The Shell Collector is a love for working with your hands, mixed media, indigo dyed paper and cloth, found and recycled materials for book arts and the sea.
The workshop provides a box kit filled with gifts from the sea, predrilled clam shells for a books cover, paper to create nine signatures for your shell book, waxed linen thread for binding, a box to embellish with seashells for holding the finished shell book, a selection of seashells, indigo dyed cotton and silk, papers and some mixed media surprises.
A supply list of mostly supplies you may already have (glue, hot glue gun/glue sticks, thread and needle, paintbrush, etc.) will be emailed to registrants when registration closes.
Two afternoon sessions working with indigo dyed fabric create a small bag to hold your seashell book. Line your box with indigo fabric and embellish the outside with a variety of beautiful seashells and treasures.
Learn to bind your predrilled clam shell book cover with signatures you have created with papers provided in your kit. Of course, indigo and naturally dyed text, watercolor and handmade paper will be packed with care in your kit. Finish your book by filling the pages during class demos with mixed media techniques to act as background for text, journaling, photo transfer, sketches and more.
DATES: Thursdays, September 9, 16, and 23, 2021
TIME: 6:00 until 8:00 PM EST
REGISTRATION CLOSES September 1, 2021
KITS SHIP September 3, 2021
The registration includes one kit and shipping in the United States. Once registration closes you will receive an email with information for joining the workshop on Zoom. If you are not familiar with the Zoom applications please review before class starts for a more enjoyable experience.
The class takes place online with Zoom. Expect lively conversation and hands on demonstrations, visuals and detailed photographs. The class times are scheduled for Eastern Standard Time and will be recorded for viewing at a later date if a portion of the workshop is missed or is needed for reference.
PAPER PLAY, September 7, 14 & 21, 2021 Online Offering. This class is a go! Join us.
This is a fun hands on class with image slides and live interaction. Participation during class is up to each individual. A lot will be covered beyond the image shown here.
Expect to learn how to cut back on items that fill recycle bins. Skills learned during this workshop are great for all skill levels, teachers to artists, stitchers and makers. Specifics for creating bowls, shrines, reliquaries, book covers and more along with embellishment applications will hopefully have you looking at biodegradable in a new way.
This three part series shares ways to create pulps, use teabags and used coffee filters for making three dimensional objects and functional works as well as sheets. Learn to add stitching, weaving and crochet into pieces as well as twigs and leaves.
Process, recipes, additives, blends, tools, storage, finishing and surface design techniques from casting, inclusions, prints to plant based natural colorants and paints. Embossing and sheet pulling for a variety of options.
Each class starts with the basics from start to finish for easy at home engagement with limited tool use and big spaces are not required. Fun indoors or outside on a beautiful day.
A class web site will be available after class to access for reference.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2021, 6:00-8:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time
PAPER PULP BOWLS - START TO FINISHES & EMBELLISHMENTS
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2021, 6:00-8:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time
PAPER SHRINES AND RELIQUARIES - CONSTRUCTING, FINISHES & USES
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2021, 6:00-8:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time
CREATING WITH PULP SHEETS - BOOK COVERS & STRUCTURES