Weekend - May 20-22, 2022
Weekend – May 29-23, 2022 – The Roll-Up/Pop-Up Book
Are you interested in pop-up books or have you attempted to make your own and wished
you could do more? Explore a range of pop-up structures and even invent your own.
Learn about materials, tools and techniques, and bind sample folios using an innovative
approach. This is a great class for book artists looking to inject dimension in their
Weekend - May 27-29, 2022
Inch by Inch: Weaving Off-loom
Learn basic interlacement techniques to build a collection of mini weavings. Experiment
with structure, material and texture. Explore and discuss themes of the miniature,
material character and accumulation while working diligently, inch-by-inch.
Weeklong - June 5-10, 2022
Learn to create three-dimensional, wet felted forms. Begin with the basics and use that knowledge to push the boundaries of all that is possible with this technique. Use only wool, water and arm strength to create organic interconnected forms.
A materials fee of $40 includes "a ton of wool" and use of tools and is payable to instructor on the first day of class.
Weeklong - June 12-17, 2022
Learn to create colorful, patterned fabrics using custom mixed pigments for an infinite color palette. Explore screen printing and develop a structured textile repeat to print yardage and small compositions. These techniques can be used to create fabrics for clothing, dish towels, other home goods, artwork, and more!
A material fee of $10 includes instructional handouts, clear plastic for stencils, Clearprint drafting vellum and 8.5"x11" transparencies and is payable to the instructor on the first day of class.
Weeklong - June 19-24, 2022
Papermaking: Pulping Possibilities
Experiment with hand papermaking techniques using low-tech methods yielding high-end results. Make sheets that will be pulled, pressed, poured, dipped, and stretched. Create an accordion stitched sampler book, and compile a collection of papers to be used for future projects.
Weeklong - July 17-22, 2022
Out of the Blue
Shibori is a Japanese technique of manual, resist dyeing used to make patterns on fabrics. Learn to create many patterned textiles utilizing Shibori techniques, a process with a long, cherished history in Japan.
A materials fee of $50 included 4-5 fabric samples, indigo vat material, dye materials.
All skill levels
Weekend - July 29-21, 2022
Introduction to Floor Loom Weaving
Learn the basics of setting up and weaving on a floor loom. Cover preparing the warp, dressing the loom, threading in a straight and point draw, reading a basic weave draft, and the exciting process of combining color, texture and weave structures to create unique and treasured samplers.
A materials fee of $10 is payable to the instructor for warp yarn.