Paper Making With Local Plants
THE CLASS IS FULL
Email us if you would like to sign up for the waitlist.
Instructor: Bob Rhoades
Dates: November 4 & 5, 2023
Times: Both days 9-12 & 1-4pm
Tuition: Members/$140. Non-Members/$160
See below for registration & payment options.
Materials Fee: $15 for the included processed pulp
Number of Students: 5-6
Place: Pacific Textile Arts classroom.
Students should bring:
This class will introduce students to a rudimentary process for turning such plants as paper mulberry bark, rice straw, stinging nettle, and artist’s conk shelf fungus into beautiful handmade paper. The class will begin with the sometimes consuming process of harvesting , cooking, and beating of these fibers in preparation to form fine even sheets of paper which may be used in a variety of creative applications.
List of items students should bring:
2 yards of sewing Pellon
A blender if available,
Something to transport wet sheets of paper such as a piece of plexiglas Approx 18×24″ or a piece of cardboard covered in plastic wrap or a garbage bag