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Ground Up: Using Natural Pigments and “Found Color” in Pulp Painting with Hannah O’Hare Bennett
July 17 - July 21| $350 – $1200
Ground Up: Using Natural Pigments and “Found Color” in Pulp Painting – Hannah O’Hare Bennett
Dates: July 17 – 21, 2023
Tuition: Sliding Scale $350 – $1200
Lab fee: $100
Class limit: 8
This class is currently full. If you’d like to be added to our waitlist please email [email protected] or call 845-658-9133.
This class is centered around building a palette of colored paper pulp which will be used in learning the reverse pulp painting technique. Colors will be made with natural earth pigments, lake pigments extracted from dyes, and predyed fabric scraps, as well as the neutrals inherent to paper fibers. Reverse pulp painting is a versatile technique produces finely detailed patterns, subtle layering, and other interested effects. Another advantage of this technique is that it can be done with out a press or drybox, equipment that many people don’t have access to.
Product of class will be a paper sample book of all of the colors and fibers types made during the class, and a stack of patterned paper and art pieces.
In order to reserve your space in the class, we require a deposit. From the drop down menu below, please select your desired tuition level. Registration is on a first-come first-served basis, and you can read about our refund and cancellation policies here.
Hannah O’Hare Bennett is an artist, papermaker and educator based in Madison WI. She holds a BFA in Printmaking from the University of Kansas (1998) and an MFA in Design Studies from the University of Wisconsin Madison (2017). Between those degrees, she worked as a farmer, Peace Corps Volunteer (Ecuador, 2004-2006), and produce manager, manual labor that informs her current subject matter and manner of creating art. Since completing her MFA she has had many residencies, taught fiber arts and papermaking workshops and shown her work in group and solo shows across the country. She has taught college courses at Mount Mary University and University of Montana Western, and works as a substitute teacher for the Madison Metropolitan School District.