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ONSITE: The Art of the Book

July 12, 2022

Learn how to make at least 8 different kinds of books using folding, tearing, cutting, and gluing techniques with a bunch of creativity! You'll come away with beautiful, finished books, instructions and knowledge on how to make more of these satisfying masterpieces.

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ONSITE: Design Repeat Patterns with Scissors + Paper

July 12, 2022

Develop your own repeat patterns utilizing simple shapes, cutting paper and iterative experimentation. In this fun workshop, students will explore visual language potential in fundamental shapes to create a suite of repeat patterns. They'll learn about types of repeats and we'll touch on how to move from cut paper to applications. This workshop is great […]

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ONSITE: Magpie Books: Bookmaking as Collage

July 12, 2022

Make books from anything! Bring clippings, wrappers, cards, boxes, any kind of paper you're willing to cut and glue. A great workshop for collage makers, journalers, collectors, photographers, travelers and anyone who loves paper and wants to learn about bookmaking. Basic bookmaking tools and supplies provided; students will bring paper and materials for their books […]

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ONSITE: Family Studio: Free inLight Lantern Making Workshop!

July 12, 2022

Come and make art side by side as a family. Families will explore a new medium each week and create a beautiful project together. In this free class you will be making lanterns for 1708 Gallery's inLight, an amazing display of light-centric art. Make a beautiful paper lantern in this class using paper folding and […]

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ONSITE: Book Making: Sketchbooks

July 12, 2022

Having trouble finding the perfect sketchbook? The one with perfectly thick pages and just the right amount of drawing space? Well, in this class, we’ll explore a variety of bookmaking techniques while you design your perfect set of hand-made sketch books!

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ONSITE: Family Studio: Paper Quilts Inspired by Faith Ringgold

July 12, 2022

Come and make art side by side as a family. Families will explore a new medium each week and create a beautiful project together. Create paper quilts inspired by the quilting artist Faith Ringgold. Faith creates story quilts which combine both storytelling and quilting in the same artwork!

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ONSITE: Family Studio: Autumn Watercolor + Collage

July 12, 2022

Come and make art side by side as a family. Families will explore a new medium each week and create a beautiful project together. In this class you will explore the vibrant colors of the season with liquid watercolors and various natural materials.

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ONSITE: The Art of Paper Botanicals

July 12, 2022

During this class, you will learn techniques to turn paper into three-dimensional art, like plants and florals. We'll begin with the correct use of materials, including X-acto blades, scissors, and bone folders for shaping and scoring our medium. We will also learn the various types of paper textures and weights that can be used for […]

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ONSITE: Create Your Own Visual Journal

July 12, 2022

Are you a journaler who needs more than words to get your ideas down on paper? Learn to create a gorgeous 128-page physical journal, then document your inspiration with painting, drawing, collages and more. If you’re just beginning to journal or have journaled for years, creative prompts will help you fill the pages of your […]

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ONSITE: Papermaking (Ages 15–18)

April 15, 2022

Learn the process of making paper from start to finish using recycled materials. We'll cover pulp-making, using fiber additives, forming, drying sheets. We'll decorate our finished papers to create a unique stationary set.

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ONSITE: Magpie Books: Bookmaking as Collage

April 14, 2022

Make books from anything!- with folds, cuts, glue and imagination. Bring clippings, wrappers, cards, boxes, any kind of paper you're willing to cut and glue. A great workshop for collage makers, journalers, collectors, photographers, travelers and anyone who loves paper and wants to learn about bookmaking. Basic bookmaking tools and supplies provided; students will bring […]

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ONSITE: Tiny Books, Big Charm

April 14, 2022

Small is beautiful! We’ll make handfuls of tiny books in three styles (accordion, dragon, and wrap-around cover), each under three inches square. Not only are tiny books adorable, working at this reduced scale allows us to work easily and quickly, and to think about how scale changes our experience. No prior bookbinding experience is required. […]

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ONSITE: Paper Quilling: Mandalas

April 14, 2022

Learn about the history of paper quilling, or quilling filigree, from the 18th century and how the art form has evolved. In this class, students will use quilling tools and techniques to manipulate paper. Explore the possibilities of making art with paper by learning quilling techniques to create a mandala. We will explore the artistic […]

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ONSITE: Papermaking

April 14, 2022

Learn the process of making your own paper from recycled materials. We'll cover pulp-making, using fiber additives, forming, and drying sheets. We'll decorate our finished papers to create a unique stationary set.

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ONSITE: Tiny Books, Big Charm

February 06, 2022

Small is beautiful! We’ll make handfuls of tiny books in three styles (accordion, dragon, and wrap-around cover), each under three inches square. Not only are tiny books adorable, working at this reduced scale allows us to work easily and quickly, and to think about how scale changes our experience. No prior bookbinding experience is required. […]

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ONSITE: The Art of Paper Botanicals

February 06, 2022

During this class, you will learn techniques to turn paper into three-dimensional art, like plants and florals. We'll begin with the correct use of materials, including X-acto blades, scissors, and bone folders for shaping and scoring our medium. We will also learn the various types of paper textures and weights that can be used for […]

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ONSITE: Wooden Cover Books

February 06, 2022

Make three unique, blank books and develop skills in both bookbinding and woodworking. We’ll focus on coptic binding as well as wooden and hard covers. Bringing skills and techniques from other mediums is much encouraged in this interdisciplinary bookbinding course.

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ONSITE: Create Your Own Visual Journal

February 06, 2022

Are you a journaler who needs more than words to get your ideas down on paper? Learn to create a gorgeous 128-page physical journal, then document your inspiration with painting, drawing, collages and more. If you’re just beginning to journal or have journaled for years, creative prompts will help you fill the pages of your […]

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ONLINE: Paper Quilling Spring Flowers

February 06, 2022

Learn about the history of paper quilling, or quilling filigree from the 18th century, and how the art form has evolved. In this class, students will use quilling tools and techniques to manipulate paper. Explore quilling techniques to create a unique spring flower design for a card.

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ONSITE: Magpie Books: Bookmaking as Collage

October 25, 2021

Make books from anything – with folds, cuts, glue and imagination! Bring clippings, wrappers, cards, boxes, any kind of paper you're willing to cut and glue. A great workshop for collage makers, journalers, collectors, photographers, travelers and anyone who loves paper and wants to learn about bookmaking. Basic bookmaking tools and supplies provided; students will bring paper […]

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ONSITE: The Art of Paper Botanicals

October 25, 2021

During this class you will learn techniques used to turn paper into a three-dimensional art, with an emphasis on creating plants and florals. We'll begin with the correct use of materials, including X-acto blades, scissors, and bone folders for shaping and scoring our medium. We will also learn the various types of paper texture and […]

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