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.