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Susan Jones

VEGETABLE PAPYRUS

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS WORKSHOP 

Explore light, texture and patterns with this introduction to the ancient techniques of making papyrus. Fruit and vegetables are sliced, cooked and laminated together to form translucent sheets.  You are encouraged to play with your food and discover the complex beauty and natural wonder of common/uncommon fruits and vegetables. Book making examples as well as preservation and display possibilities, prints and frames will be discussed.  Students will be responsible for attending to their press 2-3 times a day, tapering off as the papyrus dries.

 

 

 

 

Connie Stricks

THE PANORAMA BOOK: ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS WORKSHOP

In expanding her notion of the book, one of the folding structures Hedi Kyle created was a sculptural form she calls The Panorama Book. This book, which she views as a “portable gallery,” is actually a freestanding accordion that has broad, flat panels on which to create a visual gallery. Light and shadow are important factors of this structure because the panels, which semi-rotate on their axis, also create open spaces. You make a model to learn how the panels and hinges work, and then create a final book containing your personal embellished “panoramic gallery.”

 

 

 

 

Sandy Vrem

COLORFUL SURFACE DESIGNS WITH OPTIONS

Create colorful surface designs on a variety of papers using layers of stamping with acrylic paint. Make stamps from household items like bubble wrap, shelf liner, foam shapes, and Styrofoam trays. These make very effective stamps for printing surface designs with your own personal images. Finished papers can be used to decorate small books, cards, bookmarks, tags, or to cover small blocks of wood! Learn about color theory, appropriate paper for different surface design projects, types of stamps and their care and several book structures that can be used to display decorated papers. Review basic techniques and vocabulary for a beginning bookmaker.

 

 

 

Arlene Warner

GYPSY JOURNALS

Create unique handbound journals with collaged and painted covers. The inner pages combine blank acid-free sheets with assorted printed pages for a fun, personalized book. In the morning, make covers using a wide assortment of interesting scraps and acrylic paint using a variety of fun and simple techniques. In the afternoon, after facing the inside of the cover, the real fun begins. Gather the inside pages using blank acid-free drawing paper as well as random pages from old graph paper, vintage pamphlets, colored papers and more, to add a few fun surprises throughout the book. A handbound spine and various design touches finish your journal.