Introduction to Western Paper Making with Flowers

In-Person with Carol Marie Vossler

Sunday, Aug 1, 1:00-3:30pm for Adults AND Kids age 14+

In this 2.5-hour workshop participants will be introduced to how the process of preparing, cooking plant material and breaking rag is done in order to render the pulp for sheet formation. There will be an overview of decorative techniques, the use of pulp additives and examples on how your flower paper can be used. Also included is a lesson on how to make a small soft covered book using a pamphlet stitch binding.

Each participant will make approximately eight to ten sheets of flower paper. *The finished paper will be ready approx. 24 hours after the completion of the workshop.*

This class will be held outdoors weather permitting. Please meet at the Ceramics Studio (purple door) behind the theatre building.

About the Instructor:

Carol Marie is a professional artist and art educator. She is a certified art integration specialist and has taught the studio arts at Plattsburgh State University, North Country Community College and at BluSeed Studios for over 30 years. She earned degrees in forestry from Paul Smith's College, a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Plattsburgh State University and a Master of Fine Arts from Syracuse University. She is the Director Emeritus & Founder of BluSeed Studios located in Saranac Lake, NY and has curated several national & international exhibitions that encourage cross-cultural collaboration. She continues to present authentic STEAM & Project Based Learning (PBL) workshops for educators using paper-making, printmaking, ceramics/sculpture and book arts.

...dedicated to presenting and fostering quality arts, which inspire, enrich, educate and entertain people of all ages.
Lake Placid Center for the Arts

The Lake Placid Center for the Arts is a year-round performing and visual Arts Facility.  Located in the Adirondack Park of Northern New York, the LPCA consistently presents arts of the highest caliber in music, dance and theatre performances, film exhibitions and visual arts presentations. 

In addition, the Arts Center provides special arts-in education programs, workshops and residencies for aspiring and renowned artists.

The Arts Center is the home of the Lake Placid School of Ballet, LPCA Children's Theatre, Community Theatre Players, as well as the Summer home of the Lake Placid Sinfonietta.

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