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Re: paper & book classes



Hello Helen,

Please send sign -up info - dates place stc.

Thank you

Kathy Parulski
Capricorn Bookbindery


Helen Hiebert wrote:

> Hi Folks,
>
> The following courses will be offered this Spring at Oblation Papers &
> Press
> in Portland. For more information or to register, call Oblation P&P at
>
> 503-223-1093 or e-mail me off-list. Thanks!
>
> Helen Hiebert
>
> Basic Papermaking, with Helen Hiebert
> Fee: $35
> One session class offered every month: Tuesday, April 6; Thursday, May
> 13;
> Thursday, June 17, 6:30-9:30pm
>
> This workshop will give participants a general overview of the
> papermaking
> process. Students learn how to pull sheets of paper and will get an
> introduction to various papermaking techniques. A
> lecture/demonstration will
> be followed by plenty of time for hands-on experimentation.
>
> Papermaking Techniques, with Helen Hiebert
> Fee: $130
> 4 consecutive Tuesdays: May 4, 11, 18, and 25, 6:30 - 9pm
>
> Papermaking as an art medium is the focus of this hands-on course.
> Students
> will become familiar with the entire process of making paper, from
> preparing
> pulp to making and drying sheets. A variety of papermaking techniques
> will be
> explored, including making paper with plants, coloring, watermarking,
> laminating, embedding and working three-dimensionally with paper pulp.
>
> Paper and Fabric Marbling, with Galen Berry
> Fee: $75
> Sunday, April 25, 12-5pm
>
> Remember the beautiful multicolored patterned papers you often see in
> the
> bindings of old books?  They are lots of fun to make and it's really
> easy. You
> can use the papers for gift wrap, bookbinding, covering boxes, picture
>
> matting, lampshades, placemats, origami, collage, and more. Marbled
> cloth can
> be made into scarves, ties and clothes. Participants will learn 10 of
> the
> traditional patterns (such as Peacock, Nonpareil, French curl, Stone
> marble,
> Spanish wave, etc.) and how to prepare and use all the necessary
> materials
> such as carrageenan, alum and oxgall. Each participant will make 15 to
> 20
> marbled papers (10" x 12") and will also work on pieces of cotton
> fabric.
>
> Galen Berry is a nationally known marbler. His work is sold in many
> stores
> nationwide, and he does regular work for the Smithsonian and the
> Library of
> Congress. He teaches marbling around the country and resides in
> Oklahoma.
>
> Memory Album, with Patricia Grass
> Fee: $75 + $10 materials fee
> Saturday, May 15, 10am - 4pm
>
> Learn to make a sewn album with pages that will hold standard 3"x5"
> photos,
> pocket pages for tucking in odds and ends, and blank pages for writing
> or
> drawing.The style of sewing results in a book that opens flat.
>
> Basic Papermaking, with Helen Hiebert
> Fee: $75
> Saturday, May 22, 10am - 4pm
>
> This workshop will give participants a general overview of the
> papermaking
> process. Students learn how to pull sheets of paper and will get an
> introduction to various papermaking techniques, such as coloring,
> watermarking, laminating and embedding. A lecture/demonstration will
> be
> followed by plenty of time for hands-on experimentation.
>
> Compost Papermaking, with Helen Hiebert
> Fee: $75
> Saturday, June 12, 10am - 4pm
>
> Make paper from could-be compost! Learn how to make paper from various
> plants
> found in the kitchen, garden or countryside. Papers will be created
> from plant
> parts  such as onion skins, iris leaves and corn stalks, and the
> possibilities
> of mixing plant fibers with pre-processed natural fibers, such as
> abaca and
> cotton, will be explored. Students will also make vegetable papyrus
> sheets
> from slices of turnips, onions, and squash.


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