Handmade paper is an ancient art form. It is the practice of transforming raw materials into something tangible and useful. The art of papermaking is impermanent yet consistent; visceral yet practical; magical. During this two day workshop participants will learn to make Japanese style paper, washi, from abaca, a traditional Asian fiber from the Manila hemp (Musa textiles) and kozo, the bark of the paper mulberry. We will form sheets with a western style mold and deckle, adding plant material of your choice for color and texture.
When: September 15 & 16, 2012
Where: Espanola Valley Fiber Arts Center / 325 Paseo de Onate Espanola, NM 87532
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cost: Member $144/Non-member $180
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