Learn the magic of eco-printing on paper with the use of mordants and modifiers. Then explore book binding and make simple stitched books with eco-printed or plain pages, cards and frameable pictures. This is a two day class. On day one we will eco-print all the papers for our projects and on day two we will make several simple book structures: two versions of the Japanese stab binding, the star book and several versions of the pamphlet book.
Non Members: 240
Instructor: Joyce Tromba and Denise Arcuri bio
Materials fee: $25 dollars
Materials provided by instructor: all paper, cards and envelopes, a double mat, mordants and modifiers, book making tools, linen thread, leaves
Students should bring: Gloves thin medical exam gloves, Dusk mask, Apron, Plastic spray bottle with 50% vinegar and 50% water. Two old small kitchen towel sized rags, scissors. Leaves will be provided; however bring some of your own to experiment and share.
LEAVES THAT PRINT WELL Maple(especially Japanese maple),oak, any hard wood tree leaves ,fruit tree leaves, rose, marigold petals, oak leaf hydrangeas, smoke bush, coreopsis, sassafras, cranesbill geranium, eucalyptus. chrysanthemum, eucalyptus and dyer's chamomile can also be found at Trader Joes all of which print very well.
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