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ONSITE: Tiny Books, Big Charm

October 25, 2021

Small is beautiful! We’ll make handfuls of tiny books in three styles (accordion, dragon, and wrap-around cover), each under three inches square. Not only are tiny books adorable, working at this reduced scale allows us to work easily and quickly, and to think about how scale changes our experience. No prior bookbinding experience is required. […]

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ONLINE: Paper Quilling for Your Valentine

October 25, 2021

Learn about the history of paper quilling, or quilling filigree, from the 18th century and how the art form has evolved. In this class, students will use quilling tools and techniques to manipulate paper. Explore the possibilities of making art with paper by learning quilling techniques to create a unique heart design for a card.

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ONSITE: Wooden Cover Books

October 25, 2021

Make three unique, blank books and develop skills in both bookbinding and woodworking. We’ll focus on coptic binding as well as wooden and hard covers. Bringing skills and techniques from other mediums is much encouraged in this interdisciplinary bookbinding course.

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ONSITE: Papier-mâché Sculpture (Ages 6-8)

October 25, 2021

Rev up your imagination and dive into the wonderful world of papier-mâché sculpture. Using crumpled paper, masking tape, wire, cardboard and paste, we'll make amazing sculptures! We'll explore both sculpting and painting techniques.

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ONLINE: Paper Quilling: 3D Flowers

July 13, 2021

Learn about the history of paper quilling, or quilling filigree, from the 18th century and how the art form has evolved. In this class, students will use quilling tools and techniques to manipulate paper into various designs. Students will use these skills to design and create colorful, quilled, three-dimensional floral forms.

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ONSITE: Tiny Books, Big Charm

July 13, 2021

Small is beautiful! We’ll make handfuls of tiny books in three styles (accordion, dragon, and wrap-around cover), each under three inches square. Not only are tiny books adorable, working at this reduced scale allows us to work easily and quickly, and to think about how scale changes our experience. No prior bookbinding experience is required. […]

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ONSITE: Buttonhole Books

July 13, 2021

Buttonhole books open flat. They can be made with pockets, inclusions and decorative spines and are perfect sketchbooks, journals, albums or scrapbooks. Learn to make this elegant and versatile book with a partially exposed spine using a buttonhole stitch binding. You’ll leave class with your own handmade book, knowledge to make more and ways to […]

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ONSITE: Flying Machines (Ages 6-8)

April 20, 2021

Explore all things related to flight and the sky by making kites, looking at how birds fly and even studying outer space. To learn more about these ideas, we’ll use different art media and techniques such as origami, sculpture, painting and more.

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ONSITE: Paper Puppet Show! (Ages 6-8)

April 20, 2021

Starting with 2-D materials such as papers, fabrics, and felt, construct many different people, animals, and objects to create a miniature world! Methods for articulating the paper puppets will be demonstrated. Details will be worked in using additional materials such as paints, inks, markers, and more. Each round of making will be followed by a […]

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ONSITE: Buttonhole Books

March 16, 2021

Buttonhole books open flat. They can be made with pockets, inclusions and decorative spines and are perfect sketchbooks, journals, albums or scrapbooks. Learn to make this elegant and versatile book with a partially exposed spine using a buttonhole stitch binding. You’ll leave class with your own handmade book, knowledge to make more and ways to […]

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ONSITE: Tiny Books, Big Charm

March 16, 2021

Small is beautiful! We’ll make hands full of tiny books in three styles (accordion, dragon, wrap-around cover), all under three inches square. Not only are tiny books adorable, working at this reduced scale allows us to work easily and quickly and to think about how scale changes our experience. No prior bookbinding experience is required. […]

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ONLINE: Buttonhole Books

February 09, 2021

Buttonhole books open flat. They can be made with pockets, inclusions and decorative spines and are perfect sketchbooks, journals, albums or scrapbooks. Learn to make this elegant and versatile book with a partially exposed spine using a buttonhole stitch binding. You’ll leave class with your own handmade book, knowledge to make more and ways to […]

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ONLINE: Tiny Books, Big Charm

February 09, 2021

Small is beautiful! We’ll make hands full of tiny books in three styles (accordion, dragon, wrap-around cover), all under three inches square. Not only are tiny books adorable, working at this reduced scale allows us to work easily and quickly and to think about how scale changes our experience. No prior bookbinding experience is required. […]

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ONSITE: Flying Machines (Ages 9-11)

January 26, 2021

Explore all things related to flight and our skies by making kites, looking at how birds fly and even studying outer space. To learn more about these ideas, we’ll use different art media and techniques such as origami, sculpture, painting and more.

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ONLINE: Paper Quilling: Exploring the Cosmos (Ages 12-14)

January 26, 2021

Learn about the structure and formation of the solar system, then consider different elements of outer space, such as stars, planets, and the moon. Using the papercraft process of quilling, we’ll create depictions of the moon, sun, solar system and constellations. You’ll get to design your own celestial object!

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ONSITE: Create a Picture Book (Ages 6-8)

January 26, 2021

Everyone has a story to tell. Combine character drawings, environments and dialogue to create your very own picture books. This course gets everyone drawing their own characters on the first day, and then dives into techniques for visual storytelling. We’ll create several books using a variety of media and look at picture books at the […]

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ONSITE: Flying Machines (Ages 6-8)

January 26, 2021

Explore all things related to flight and our skies by making kites, looking at how birds fly and even studying outer space. To learn more about these ideas, we’ll use different art media and techniques such as origami, sculpture, painting and more.

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ONLINE: Manifest Your New Year with Vision Board Collage

November 20, 2020

Have some big ideas for the new year? Ready to make some changes and bring forth more clarity? Put your ideas on paper and manifest your 2021 dreams! Celebrate the end of 2020 and join in for some meditation, visualization, and conversation while creating vision board collages.

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ON-SITE: Bookmaking

November 20, 2020

Looking for a beautiful handmade gift to give for the holidays? In this class, you will learn to make an accordion pleat book using a variety of beautiful papers for decoration inside and out. You will have the opportunity to make books and will leave with the skills to make more on your own!

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