Handmade paper is the perfect artisan medium for note cards, journal pages, calligraphy, painting and other expressions. Explore the creative and fun process of paper making using recyclable materials from the home and embellishments from nature. With the aid of a common household blender, iron, and supplies found around the kitchen and yard, students will prepare pulp and make sheets of handmade papers and envelopes.
Techniques to tint and texturize will be demonstrated as will ways to enhance paper with additives like dried flowers, seeds. leaves, etc. Students will leave with their own sample work and instructions to continue working at home. Advanced supplies and equipment will be discussed for the more serious papermaker.
All materials will be provided.
Instructor: Gary Olds
Class Fee: $50