Thursday, May 16, 2013

Advanced Level PAPER ART COURSE - Follow-on Papermaking and Experimental Processes 23rd June, Waterford City

Dear Everyone,

I`m delighted to let you know that we have scheduled a 


23rd June (Sunday)   10.30am - 5pm

at the new Southpaw Studio in Waterford City

Fee: ONLY € 75 for the full day - covering all materials, processes, use of equipment and tools...:))

This is an advanced level course suitable for participants with some previous experience in hand papermaking processes (traditional or contemporary); 
it is also designed to suit those of you who have participated at any of my papermaking/paper art courses previously.

The workshop is tailored to the interests and needs of those attending, 
offering a creative space, time and professional advice for working on individual ideas.

Processes and areas covered (priorities will be given upon request):
  • Three dimensional and sculptural works; moulded, shaped, textured paper projects
  • Handmade papers for artworks and crafts: intaglio printmaking, calligraphy, painting/drawing/writing/bookmaking etc.
  • Ideas and planning for installation projects and large scale works
  • Preparation for various projects using pure plant material: preparation of plant pulps without the use of chemicals; combination of pulps and silk fibre papers;
  • Paper sizing, strengthening, dyeing, painting; 
  • Batik on handmade plant and silk papers;
  • Hand Papermaking in primary school education and community art projects 
Participants are invited and encouraged to bring their own works/ideas/plans/sketches/questions etc with them - 
we would love to see what are you working on and what are you interested in!

The course is designed for a small group so places are limited. 
This programme is only available once or twice in a year so please call to book your place as soon as possible!!

Workshop Fee: € 75 for the full day, INCLUDING ALL MATERIALS, coffee/tea/refreshments.

Bookings are confirmed with € 30 deposit paid in advance.

Southpaw Studio is studio/creative space in Waterford City, specializing in art printing and creative writing,
created and managed by artist Martin Fahy.
Martin`s aim is to encourage and assist people to be creative no matter their background or ability.
The project is supported by Waterford City Council & Arts office.

Tunde Toth, Killeen, Inistioge, Co. Kilkenny