Paste Papers Workshop – Hajosy Arts, Canton – Saturday, January 6

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Paste Papers Workshop with Cristina Hajosy in her home studio. Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 10am to 4pm. All materials and lunch included. Paste Paper, one of the earliest forms of decorative papers, 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. Design your own paper patterns!

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Artist’s Bookmaking Open Studio Workshop – Hajosy Arts – December 12 and 14

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Experience an open studio bookmaking workshop with Cristina this fall! You’ll chose the book structure, the papers, the book cloth, all the materials you’ll need to complete a personal artist’s book. With 20 different techniques from which to choose, the hybrid possibilities are endless. Have a series of prints, photos, or personal ephemera that needs the perfect portfolio or handmade box? Have a specific book structure in mind? These days will provide a creative, open environment that is structured to be an introduction for beginners or an open studio for intermediate or advanced students.

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Fabric Marbling Workshop – Saturday, November 4th at Hajosy Arts

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Marbling on fabrics! Come join Cristina in her studio for a dull day of Marbling. Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 10am to 4pm. Includes all the materials, technique handouts, and lunch! Pre-made silk scarves in several sizes, silk handkerchiefs, placemats, ribbons, and a wide variety of cut yardage in cotton, linen, rayon, polyester and blends. Explore the process with both traditional and contemporary approaches to this fascinating art form.

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Paste Paper Workshop – The Eliot School – Sunday, November 12, 2017

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Paste Paper – Adult One-Day Workshop  The Eliot School, 24 Eliot St., Boston (Jamaica Plain, off Centre St.), MA 02130 Sunday, November 12, 2017 10am to 2pm Paste paper is traditionally used for endpapers and book covers, offering a textural and colorful alternative to marbling. See some historical and contemporary approaches, then create your own. […]

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Marbling on Fabric – The Eliot School – Sunday, October 29, 2017

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Marbling on Fabrics is a one-day Sunday workshop at the Eliot School in Jamaica Plain, Boston with marbler Cristina Hajosy. Explore Turkish-style marbling on textiles such as ribbon, cotton, linen and silk. Combine beautiful swirls and mottling colors to create lovely, unique designs on pre-sewn scarves or on a fabric you can then use for clothing or other projects. October 29, 2017.

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Paper Marbling Workshop – Hajosy Arts studio – Saturday, October 14

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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, October 14, 2017 from 10am to 4pm with Cristina Hajosy at Hajosy Arts, Canton, Mass.

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Paste Papers – Studio Workshop – Wednesday, August 30

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Come join Cristina in her studio for this workshop – Paste Papers. Experience a full day of creativity while learning this popular art technique. Introduced in the Middle Ages in Northern Europe, Paste Paper is a decorative paper technique that produces highly textured surface design. In our contemporary context, we can jump past it’s initial uses in bookbinding to more varied ideas like stationary, gift wrap, packaging, home decor, as well as unlimited fine art areas like collage, assemblage, and mixed media. Perfectly suited to a one-day workshop, this fast-paced, hands-on art experience will be fun, messy, and you’ll leave with a mountain of beautiful papers.

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Artist’s Books Intensive – MassArt Continuing Ed – August 2017

This 2-day intensive will introduce more than a dozen different binds from historical to modern, from streamlined to sculptural. We’ll explore the connections between content and structure, outside vs. inside, and layers of meaning for interesting, engaging visual books. Additional book projects will include: Flag books, star books, lotus books, scrolls, and boxes.

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Paper Marbling Workshop – Saturday, June 24 – Hajosy Arts studio

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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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