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Book & Paper Arts

ACCORDION BOOK-O-RAMA

$45

with Alyssa Salomon

Calendar Jul 10, 2018 at 6 pm

Make Accordion Books to have and fold! We’ll make accordion books big and small, with wrappers and with caps, to accommodate enclosures and to tell long stories. All levels welcome and all materials and tools provided but feel free to bring your own special decorative papers.

Under the moniker Blue Skies Workroom, ALYSSA SALOMON designs, prints and makes home textiles, books, stationery and other delights for everyday living. In addition to having a studio and teaching here at Studio Two Three, Alyssa served as 2017/2018 Artist-in-Residence at VCU School of Business.

BOOKMAKING AS YOU LIKE IT

$45

with Alyssa Salomon

Calendar Aug 14, 2018 at 6 pm

Looking forward to three hours of bookmaking to start or even finish a book you’ve got planned? Want some help figuring out how to tackle that oh-so-irresistible book you want to make? In Bookmaking Guided Studio, you’ll find inspiration, knowledgeable assistance, reference books, tools, supplies, basic materials, a wonderful place to work, and time to be in the flow. Feel free to bring your own special papers, supplies, samples and plans for your project. All levels welcome.

Under the moniker Blue Skies Workroom, ALYSSA SALOMON designs, prints and makes home textiles, books, stationery and other delights for everyday living. In addition to having a studio and teaching here at Studio Two Three, Alyssa served as 2017/2018 Artist-in-Residence at VCU School of Business.

BRANCHING OUT WITH ORIGAMI

$45

with Gina Wojtysiak

Calendar Aug 9, 2018 at 6 pm

Learn both simple and intricate folding patterns that transform paper into beautiful three-dimensional origami art. This class will start with basic origami forms and build up to more complex designs. Then chose your favorites to complete a decorative piece for your wall or table top. No previous experience necessary.

 GINA WOJTYSIAK is a freelance designer, illustrator, artist and art educator. She has taught at St. Catherine’s School's summer art program and is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.

IMAGE TRANSFERS FOR COLLAGE, PRINTING AND PAINTING

$45

with Blythe King

Calendar Jul 17, 2018 at 6 pm

Learn a variety of ways of working with the image transfer process to transform copies of photographs, drawings, or other imagery into transparent layers within your art.  Experiment with combining image transfers with collage, printmaking, and painting.

BLYTHE KING is a rising talent who currently breaks new ground in photography, collage, and the ancient art of gold leafing. She has exhibited in six U.S. states plus the District of Columbia. Born in Pittsburgh, her work is heavily influenced by two legacies — the whimsical, social commentary of hometown hero Andy Warhol forged with traditional Steel Town resolve. Her latest work opens a fresh discourse around women’s issues. King teaches creativity to underserved communities in Richmond.

IMAGE TRANSFERS FOR COLLAGE, PRINTING AND PAINTING

$45

with Blythe King

Calendar Aug 21, 2018 at 6 pm

Learn a variety of ways of working with the image transfer process to transform copies of photographs, drawings, or other imagery into transparent layers within your art.  Experiment with combining image transfers with collage, printmaking, and painting.

BLYTHE KING is a rising talent who currently breaks new ground in photography, collage, and the ancient art of gold leafing. She has exhibited in six U.S. states plus the District of Columbia. Born in Pittsburgh, her work is heavily influenced by two legacies — the whimsical, social commentary of hometown hero Andy Warhol forged with traditional Steel Town resolve. Her latest work opens a fresh discourse around women’s issues. King teaches creativity to underserved communities in Richmond.

PAJAKI PARTY!

$45

with Elizabeth Cogar

Calendar Jul 19, 2018 at 6 pm

Hailing from a region in Poland, these colorful paper and straw chandeliers are made to celebrate holidays and brighten up homes year round. Pajakis are fun to make and decorate with all kinds of odds and ends from our craft closet-- tissue paper, yarn, washi tape, felt and more.

ELIZABETH COGAR learned her improvisational teaching and making style from her artist mother. She works with textiles, exploring methods of dyeing, printing, hand-stitching and sewing, and she runs creative events under the name of Makeshop (www.makeshop.co) and sells small batches of hand sewn and printed items (www.yippyskippy.biz).

PAPER MARBLING

$45

with Heather Millet

Calendar Jul 28, 2018 at 1 pm

Learn the traditional technique of marbling paper! In this 3-hour workshop, we will experiment and explore multiple patterns. Marbling is great for bookmaking, cards, or simply beautiful papers!

*NOTE: We provide all materials and set-up of vats.

HEATHER MILLET has been the general manager of Plaza Artist Materials for almost 9 years. In her time there she has had the opportunity to explore many mediums, and her current passion is paper marbling. Heather recently became a member of Studio Two Three not only to have the space to pursue her favorite pastime, but to share her creative pursuits with the Richmond art community and further her own education by working alongside local artists.

 

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PULPED PAPER

$45

with Cosima Storz

Calendar Jul 17, 2018 at 6 pm

In this class we will create our own pulped paper with recycled materials. You will learn how to make paper, paint with pulp, and add inclusions.

COSIMA STORZ is an artist and art educator.





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