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Re: teaching workshops



What city and state?

donn

>I am cross listing this message so please excuse the duplication.
>
>I just got a call from a local museum looking for people to teach a workshop
>over an 8 week period - 1 day per week for 1 1/2 hours.  The age group would
>be for 12 - 14 yrs.
>
>Since I am a papermaker, they thought it might be nice if I could include a
>couple of days to make paper and have asked me to come up with a rough plan.
>
>I was thinking of working with a theme that would carry through over the 8
>week period.  Perhaps starting off with drawing or painting a concept - such
>as place, dreams, etc.  They could could collect things in anticipation of
>making paper to use as inclusions.  Perhaps make a book by first making the
>paper (they have cooking facilities so we could cook up some fibre and hand
>beat a bit to include in recycled newspaper or computer paper.  A simple
>binding technique for the sheets could be another day.  Perhaps an armature
>could be build with paper  wrapped around... there are endless ideas.
>
>I would be interested in hearing or expanding on these ideas.  Please post
>away - I'm meeting the co-ordinator on Jan 27th, so any thoughts would be
>appreciated before then.
>
>Thanks,
>
>Colette Johnson-Vosberg
>Colette Johnson-Vosberg
>
>


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