New Fabric Marbling Workshop – Sunday, June 4

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Each participant will have their own vat for printing in different sizes to fit the dimensions of the fabrics and products. Typical choices include: Fabric Yardage in cotton, silk, polyester and blends, Pre-sewn “Blanks” in silks and cotton to include pocketsquare, flour sack cloth, and long scarves, Ribbons in a variety of fabrics. Of course, you’ll have custom color mixing for plenty of choices. You’ll leave with a pile of fabric marbling, strategies for marbling on your own, and a cookie in your mouth.

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Paste Papers – Studio Workshop – Sat. May 20, 2017

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Paste Paper, one of the earliest forms of decorative papers, Paste Paper is commonly used for bookbinding, as well as calligraphy, printmaking, collage, stamping, and origami. Paste Paper is created using acrylic paint or similar pigments mixed in a suspension of paste. After being applied to a dampened sheet of paper, the colored paste can be patterned by pulling various utensils across the paste.

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New Marbling Workshop at Fuller Craft Museum – May 6, 2017

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Spend the morning learning the process or jump right in, if you’re familiar with the materials. This workshop is structured to be an introduction for beginners or an open studio for intermediate or advanced students. Fostering an open, relaxed environment where all levels of artists can learn and share ideas, producing beautiful papers, and expanding your art practice; that’s what it’s all about.

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Bookmaking Workshop at Hajosy Arts – Japanese Puncture/Stab Bindings – Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017

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This all-day workshop will explore a beloved book structure: the Japanese puncture (or “stab”) binding. This technique is especially useful as it joins individual sheets into a text block. The sheets can be edited and sequenced by the artist, then bound, resequenced, and then bound again and again! Perfect for visual journals, print collections, photo albums, signature books, and upscale scrapbooking, you will find the Japanese puncture book has endless uses.

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Paper Marbling Workshop – Hajosy Arts studio – Saturday, March 4, 2017

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A day experimenting with paper marbling. We’ll focus on Turkish-style marbling. This method, “Ebru”, can produce lovely figurative designs of fish, flowers, birds. and abstract shapes or go with the traditional combed patterns. Your floating designs may be free-form, combed, or even blown. Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 10am to 4pm with Cristina Hajosy at Hajosy Arts, Canton, Mass.

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Bookmaking – Flag Books – Private Studio Workshop – February 11, 2017

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Flag books have wonderful sculptural possibilities. With multiple angles of view, they provide interesting double narrative potentials, contrasting viewpoints, or “yin and yang”, if you will. Is it some type of struggle, or perhaps a union? Viewers enjoy the visual movement and performative qualities of flag books. They beg the viewer to play and to keep interacting with the artwork. There so many approaches to content. Excellent for creative poetry, wish lists, sweet nothings, photographs, abstract designs, and more!

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Paper Marbling Workshop – Hajosy Arts Private studio – Sunday, February 5, 2017

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A day experimenting with paper marbling. We’ll focus on Turkish-style marbling. This method, “Ebru”, can produce lovely figurative designs of fish, flowers, birds. and abstract shapes or go with the traditional combed patterns. Your floating designs may be free-form, combed, or even blown. Join Cristina Hajosy at her home studio for Paper Marbling Workshop. Sunday, February 5, 2017 from 10am to 4pm

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Paper Marbling Workshop – Hajosy Arts Private studio – Thursday, January 12, 2017

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Paper Marbling is a fascinating technique for decorating paper. Both the experience and the resulting designs make for a joyous day of printing. Each participant will have their own vat for printing. Custom acrylic color and paper choices available. You’ll leave with a stack of papers and strategies for your marbling on your own. Thursday, January 12, 2017 from 10am to 4pm at Hajosy Arts, Canton, Mass.

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Visual Journaling and the Body – Evening Winter Workshop – New Art Center

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When writing in a personal diary doesn’t resonate with you, perhaps going with a visual expression will. Journaling alongside a medical struggle, the birth of a child, documenting the family’s growth at a reunion, and even as a memorial or tribute to someone special – the personal, reflective nature of the journal can really expand one’s life.

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