Jan 3 2024 - Jan 3 2024

March 30-31 Unique Sheets of Handmade Paper

  • Jan 3 2024 - Jan 3 2024


Unique Sheets of Handmade Paper or Paper making, the next level with Bob Rhoades
Tuition: $140-Members $160-Non-Members
Class Dates: March 30 & 31, 2024
Times: 9:30 – 4:40
Place: Pacific Textile Arts classroom
Email: classes@pacifictextilearts.org
Number of Students: Minimum 5 Maximum 10
Materials fee: $10

List of items students need to bring: A paper mould and deckle, 5 to 10 sheets of sew-in pellon slightly larger than your mould, a piece of plexiglass or plastic-covered heavy cardboard to carry home damp sheets of paper. While not every student will need these about 4 or five for the group: blenders, towels or Shamwow to absorb water from new sheets, scissors, 5-gallon buckets to mix colored pulp and collect blended kozo, paint strainer bags, turkey baster or squeeze ketch-up bottles for drawing pulp. We will need about one of each for every two students.


Class Description:
This class will teach students how to make unique sheets of handmade paper from Mulberry bark(kozo ). The process of growing, harvesting, cooking, clean- ing, and beating will be discussed. we will also work with recycled paper fibers from good quality paper. The class will emphasize the many strategies for pro- ducing one-of-a-kind sheets with inclusions, lace paper techniques, drawing pulp, and pulp coloring. Students may wish to bring dried flower petals, small leaves, or bits of yarn or string for inclusions

Rhoades earned his Master’s of Fine Arts degree (1980) at the University of New Mexico. He assumed the position of art department coordinator for the College of the Redwood, Mendocino Coast in 1982. Bob Rhoades has studied eastern papermaking in Kochi, Japan and non-toxic printmaking techniques in Grand Prairie, Alberta, Canada. At CR he has taught Painting, Color and Design, figure Drawing, Printmaking, Paper-making, Sculpture, Drawing, Illustration and Art Appreciation. The freedom to teach in such a broad range of media and pro- Art Appreciation. The freedom to teach in such a broad range of media and processes has continued to challenge Bob to grow and develop mastery across this range of styles and techniques. Yearly travels abroad as well as daily trips to the garden, and scenic points along the beautiful Mendocino coast, all feed his hunger for comprehension and expression in the arts.



Pay in full Now: $140/Members $160/Non-Members Full tuition includes $50 non-refundable deposit

You may pay a $50 Non-refundable deposit now to hold your space with the agreement to pay the balance due by February 28, 2024.  
Your balance due amount will be:
$90/members  $110/Non-Members

*In the event that Pacific Textile Arts needs to cancel the class, all deposits and payments will be refunded.

If you are not a member and would like to take this and future classes at the member price you can become a member for only $15/yr. Visit our website to join today: https://pacifictextilearts.org/members/

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Thursday 1-4pm
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450 Alger St. Fort Bragg CA 95437 707-409-6811