This workshop will focus on hand paper making and relief printmaking. The goal is to make paper that is unique in color, texture and shape to each project. The images will be carved on linoleum blocks and printed onto the handmade paper. / Materials fee of $20 and facilities fee of $30 in addition to class tuition. / Open to students ages 16 and above.
This workshop will focus on designing and binding books with images printed from linoleum blocks. There are so many ways to create books, some very simple styles involve just folding the paper. Some more complex designs require stitching and joining pages together with thread, screws or wire. This class will explore the processes of combining prints into books and portfolios. / Materials fee of $20 and facilities fee of $30 in addition to class tuition. / Open to students ages 16 and above.
Further information and registration for classes at MCAD (Minneapolis College of Art & Design), can be found on their website: www.mcad.edu, continuing education.
Sketchbooks Two Ways at Wet Paint, 1684 Grand Ave., St Paul MN
Cave Paper is known for making strong durable and beautiful flax papers. The rugged elegance of the heavyweight sheetsis perfect for book covers. We will make 2 books, suitable for sketching, drawing, watercolor etc. The first is a small accordion-fold book that can slip into your pocket for easy sketching -on -the -go. A simple wraparound cover and tie, finish it off nicely. The second is a sewn, codex-style binding utilizing both watercolor papers and drawing papers in the text block, and covered with a heavyweight handmade paper, with a button and tie closure.
Saturday Nov 11, 10am-1pm
Further information and registration for classes at Wet Paint can be found on their website: www.wetpaintart.com