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Book & Paper Arts

Accordion Journals & Sketchbooks

$50

with Dana DuMont

Calendar Dec 10, 2019 at 6 pm

Build an accordion book with cotton rag paper and add decorative windows, doors, flaps and other interior and exterior adornments with a variety of paper and fiber techniques.

DANA DUMONT is a mixed media artist with over 30 years of teaching experience in Richmond, VA. She includes upcycled and natural materials in her list of favorite media and is an avid arts traveler. Her BFAs are in Craft & Material Studies and Art Education from VCU.

Collage & Mixed Media

$80

with Dana DuMont

Calendar Nov 14, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Day one: November 14, 6-9p
Day two: November 21, 6-9p

Combine all the media you love working with on one set of 10 post or note cards in this two-day workshop. We’ll use paints and inks, graphite, pastels and papers, along wax, fibers and other media to explore techniques and our individually chosen motifs. Come with one or two motifs in mind and feel free to bring along papers and materials you’d like to add to your cards.

DANA DUMONT is a mixed media artist with over 30 years of teaching experience in Richmond, VA. She includes upcycled and natural materials in her list of favorite media and is an avid arts traveler. Her BFAs are in Craft & Material Studies and Art Education from VCU.

Coptic Stitching

$50

with Tania Cruz

Calendar Nov 7, 2019 at 6 pm

Each participant will leave the class with the basic skill of Coptic stitching. Along with these skills, they will also have a unique, handcrafted journal to begin exploring new mediums of creativity.

TANIA CRUZ is a printmaker and bookbinder. She found the love for books during her time at Memphis College of Art. Tania continues to explore new mediums, such as branching out into the world of basket weaving with old prints and painting with acrylic gouache.

Eco-Dying & Printing

$50

with Dana DuMont

Calendar Oct 17, 2019 at 6 pm

Use leaves, berries, vines, grasses and flowers to make one-of-a-kind silk scarves and stenciled prints on cotton papers and fabric.

DANA DUMONT is a mixed media artist with over 30 years of teaching experience in Richmond, VA. She includes upcycled and natural materials in her list of favorite media and is an avid arts traveler. Her BFAs are in Craft & Material Studies and Art Education from VCU.

Pajaki Party!

$45

with Elizabeth Cogar

Calendar Oct 5, 2019 at 1 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. Great for gifts or to make your own home festive.

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 

Paper Marbling

$80

with Heather Millet

Calendar Nov 16, 2019 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! 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.

Zine: Self Published Books

$50

with Cosima Storz

Calendar Nov 24, 2019 at 6 pm

Students will learn about the history of zines, learn different collaging techniques and make their own one-page zine. All materials provided.

COSIMA STORZ is a Richmond based artist working in printmaking, photography and performance art. She has a B.F.A. in Painting & Printmaking and is finishing her Master's in Art Education.





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