Grennan Mill Craft School, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny
Paper Art + Hand Paper Making Workshops with Tunde Toth.
Saturday 6 May: Paper Making Day – Beginners
10am – 1pm Hand Paper Making – Introduction to traditional and contemporary techniques of making beautiful handmade papers from pure plant fibres of cotton and mulberry bush and a range of recycled materials.
Participants will learn about basic processes, pulp making, suitable materials and the use of plant fibre linters.
Inclusions and decorative methods are also covered.
2.30 – 5.30pm Silk Fibre Papermaking – A truly fascinating, contemporary technique for making `fabric-like`, light weight, colourful silk papers using a selection of raw silk fibres and fabric dyes. Easy to continue and set up at home, this process is ideal to create unique interior decorations and striking silk papers for artworks, printmaking etc.
Sunday 7 May / Sunday 9 July
10.30am to 1.30pm Hand Paper Making – Follow-on / Advanced Level Course
This course is suitable for those with experience and/or their own artistic practice in areas of hand paper making and fibre arts. The workshop focuses on silk fibre paper making processes, three dimensional forms and Batik/ Wax techniques on Handmade Papers.
€40 for each short workshop OR € 70 for two courses booked
€30 booking deposit is required, for details: email@example.com, T: 087-2543362