Handmade Paper ~ Working with Color: 2-Day Workshop
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About the instructor: Barbara has been making handmade paper on and off for many years. Initially she made paper back in the 70’s, but really didn’t get hooked until June 2012 at Feather River Art Camp, a beautiful Sierra Nevada environment near Quincy, California. That is where she spent a week of hands on paper making. It was such a rewarding experience that she did it again in 2013. Over time Barbara gathered the equipment & supplies needed to make paper on her own. She has developed her own practices and procedures to make beautiful handmade paper since then.
Title: Handmade Paper ~ Working with Color:
Instructor: Barbara DiSalvo
Dates: February 15 and 16
Days & Times: Saturday, 1:1:00 am - 3::00 pm
Sunday, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Workshop Description: Make your own handmade paper. Using a “mold & deckle” paper-makers will “pull” their own paper sheets from a “vat” of fibers prepared in advance. The sheets will be “couched” on to “pellon” and hung up to dry overnight. One vat will be a mixture of white cotton and bleached abaca fibers and two vats will contain colored fibers.
On day one each paper-maker will start by pulling a practice sheet of paper from each vat. Then everyone will create paper pieces laying one color over another in inventive ways. On day two you will collect your paper and marvel at your designs.
Fees: $110 Members; $120 Non-members
Materials: All materials included to make several sheets of handmade paper.
Notes: Limit of 3 students. All skill levels; 18 years old and above.
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