Mother’s Day Weekend Paper-Making Workshop


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When

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Times

10:00am to 2:00 pm

Where

Women’s Studio Workshop, Binnewater Lane, Rosendale, NY 845-658-9133

Cost

$50 per person, limited scholarships available

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Mother’s Day Weekend Paper-Making Workshop

Making Paper from Recycled Materials and Naturally Grown Fibers

Wild Earth and Women’s Studio Workshop invite mothers and their children to join us for an afternoon in the Women Studio Workshop’s paper-making studio.

We will show how you can easily use materials from around the house to make truly homemade paper. You will also have the opportunity to make paper with pulp from plants grown right on the Women’s Studio Workshop Art Farm.

You will work with artist and papermaker Kasia Keeley to learn the basics of sheet pulling as well as some creative variations like making envelopes and embedding other plant materials into the papers.

Bring newpapers, notes, photos, and flowers from home to include with the recycled pulp or to embed in your sheets as you pull them.

Class is best enjoyed by children age 6 and over and the number of students is limited to 14 so sign up early!

About the instructor, Kasia Keeley:

Kasia Keeley is a printmaker and papermaker originally from Buffalo, NY who relocated to the area initially as an intern for the Women’s Studio Workshop. Once here, she expanded on her knowledge of basic papermaking to include alternative processes such as sculptural papermaking and pulp-painting, and dove deep into work with the paper fibers that are grown on the WSW Art Farm. She has assisted a number of paper artists in their own workshops as well as teaches with WSW’s Art –In-Education program and the Workshop Series at Western NY Book Arts Collaborative.