The Nature of Surface:
Exploring the Tactile with Handmade Paper
Master the techniques and tools needed for you to produce a fine sheet of paper suitable for printing, bookbinding or sculptural applications using flax, abaca and Asian fibers. Explore ways of approaching the surface of handmade paper. Lace papers, stitching and collage techniques, indigo and walnut dye, embedding and subtractive approaches to surface development will be explored. Leave with a large portfolio of uniquely beautiful papers as well as abundant information about the fine craft of hand papermaking. Course Fee: $475
Mary Hark is a studio artist, production papermaker and an Assistant Professor of Textile Design at University of Wisconsin, Madison; has been working since 2006 to establish the first hand paper mill in West Africa; founding member of the Kumasi Center for Book and Paper Arts; exhibits and facilitates workshops internationally.
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