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Handmade Paper Workshop

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 04:00 pm



During this all day work shop, participants will learn paper making
from self taught paper maker Katy DeMent : www.thepaperlady.com. Students will have a crash course in
building equipment and making pulps from plants and recycled fibers, while creating handmade paper sheets with a variety of embellishments like color, texture and collage.
Here is what the day’s schedule will look like:
1. 10am Intro to paper making; share examples, brief history of communication and the history of paper making, prep materials
2. 10:30am Do you want to make personal molds to take home for
future paper making ? (materials cost $35.00 each for this or we just use mine)
3. 11:00am Making and dyeing pulps from natural and reclaimed materials and fibers, share examples of plant fiber varieties
4. 12:00pm sheet forming with texture color and random inclusions
5. Press and hang up to dry
1:00 -1:30 pm short lunch break
6. 1:30pm Collage – participants may create handmade papers in a larger format while designing a wet on wet collage (can include vintage items from home)
7. 3:00pm How to “depost” and get it all home to dry.
The fee for this all day workshop is $68 members/$85 nonmembers payable to Laurel Arts.
Pre-registration is required by September 1st.  Our new payment policy requires students to pay 50% of the total tuition and materials upon registration. This is non-refundable.  Call or text 814-442-6217 or call Laurel Arts at 814-443-1835 to register.
Class takes place at 601 Georgian Place, Somerset.



Katy DeMent


Laurel Arts Education & Dance Center

601 Georgian Place
Somerset, PA 15501 United States
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