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July 2019

Full Tilt Bookbinding – Susan Mills

July 8 - July 12
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$800

This class condenses lectures and demonstrations to cover material quickly.  We will bind a chapbook, accordion, papyrus scroll, Nag Hamadi single quire codex and a full cloth, sewn hardcover book – all in the first day - then move on to binding books with and without sewing, books that do not look ‘handmade’ and books that do and fitted archival boxes for books. There will be time to work on independent binding projects. Beginners are welcome and will find expert introductory…

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August 2019

Draw, Expose, Print, Fold – Sarah McDermott

August 5 - August 9
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$800

  Materials List In this workshop, participants will learn new skills in screen printing, while also creating simple book structures. We will begin with a primer on the photo-emulsion screen print process, exploring different ways of making stencils with film positives, including hand drawn, rubylith and photographic source imagery, as well as working on layering transparent colors. We will simultaneously practice several folded forms and simple sewn structures, and will then investigate sequence, movement, and the relationships between surfaces as…

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Handmade Paper and Encaustic – Laura Moriarty

August 12 - August 16
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$800

  Materials List Join WSW in collaboration with R&F Handmade Paints in Kingston as we combine handmade paper and encaustic. During the first two and a half days, participants will work in WSW’s papermaking studio, using cotton, kozo and natural ArtFarm fibers. Students will learn the basics of sheet forming, and create unique pieces by collaging, embedding, stenciling, pulp painting, and embossing. Our focus will be to explore how to best use the qualities of each fiber for subsequent combining with encaustic.…

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Box as Portrait – Golnar Adili

August 12 - August 16
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$800

  Materials List In this class, we will examine portraiture in the context of the box utilizing design, architectural thinking and book arts. We will cover different iterations of boxes depending on the content each participant is hoping to house and express. This could range from combinations such as an image of a face covering parts of a simple “shoe box” to more complex interpretations of portraiture such as embedding an object or a loved one’s piece of clothing in…

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Color, Fiber, Paper, Cloth: Natural Dyeing for Book Art – Radha Pandey

August 26 - August 30
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$800

  Materials List In this class students will learn to prepare and dye cellulose fibers for their projects. The techniques that are taught will be applied to dyeing and mordanting pulp prior to papermaking, and cotton fabrics, as well for brush-dyeing paper. Students will also learn how to print and pattern on cloth using thickened mordants and resists. In addition, students will learn to prepare a natural indigo vat. Students will pre-mordant samples of cloth and pulp to dye on the second…

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Introduction to Pop-up Book Structures – Colette Fu

August 26 - August 30
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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  Materials List Movable books were originally created to illustrate ideas about astronomy, fortune telling, navigation, anatomy of the body and other scientific principles. Most commercial pop-up book publications today are geared towards children, but pop-up book structures can be used to make engaging works of art for any age- from greeting cards to animations to kinetic sculptures. Complex and engaging pop-up structures are created from a combination of basic mechanisms enhanced by play and imagination. In this workshop, students…

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