Introduction to Papercutting

Teacher: Emily Brown | Date: Sat, 04.13 , 10am-4pm | Location: SE Division Studio
Tuition: $155 | Materials: $15
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Polish papercuts are called "Wycinanki;" to Swiss and Germans they are known as "Scherenschnitte;" to the Japanese it is known as "Mon-kiri." However you name it, papercutting is an art form that has been used for centuries, across cultures to create bold, graphic work as well as intricate designs. More info...

We’re delighted to have accomplished artist, Emily Brown share her approach to this classic art form. In this workshop, students will learn the basics of paper cutting using a drawing of their own making, or a template of Emily's creation. Emily will cover ideal paper types, finding inspiration, composition strategies with an emphasis on positive and negative space, cutting techniques, and bring some of her original pieces to look at. Students will leave with a finished papercut, ready to frame!

No previous experience necessary. This workshop is open to anyone 18 years old & over who meet the Essential Eligibility Criteria for Studio Workshops. All participants must accept the inherent risks of participating in a Studio Workshop and agree to sign a liability waiver. This waiver describes in more detail the risks you assume by participating in a Studio Workshop. PLEASE carefully review it!

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