Category: Book Arts & Paper

Wonder Dan & the Mica-ettes

Our class title was: “MICA! Windows, Niches, and Inlays”, taught by Asheville artist Dan Essig.  The course description  noted that whether we pursued book arts, mixed media, collage, jewelry, scrapbooking, or just like to play with new materials — mica’s artistic applications would fascinate us.  And the class did not disappoint!

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Coptic Bookbinding Class with Annie Fain Liden

This past weekend I attended an inspiring workshop in Coptic Bookbinding with Annie Fain Liden. Even though I’ve never made books before (I’m a weaver), I completed three books in this day and a half class. Annie Fain is a great teacher, and I’d like to share some of my experiences with you. Please go to my blog www.weaverly.typepad.com to see my full report.

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Silk Paper in the Woods

Thanks to the silk papermakers, Folk School campers were treated to colorful bits of paper eye-candy drying in the breeze as they traveled the path to the dining hall each day this week.  Bold oranges, natural yellows, purple and blue bits of silk all brightened the woods and offered inspiration to our fellow arts and crafters.

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