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Re: teaching workshops
- To: Multiple recipients of list BOOK_ARTS-L <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: teaching workshops
- From: vosberg <vosberg@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 24 Jan 1997 10:49:05 -0400
- Message-id: <199701241449.GAA19461@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I am teaching in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
>What city and state?
>>I am cross listing this message so please excuse the duplication.
>>I just got a call from a local museum looking for people to teach a workshop
>>over an 8 week period - 1 day per week for 1 1/2 hours. The age group would
>>be for 12 - 14 yrs.
>>Since I am a papermaker, they thought it might be nice if I could include a
>>couple of days to make paper and have asked me to come up with a rough plan.
>>I was thinking of working with a theme that would carry through over the 8
>>week period. Perhaps starting off with drawing or painting a concept - such
>>as place, dreams, etc. They could could collect things in anticipation of
>>making paper to use as inclusions. Perhaps make a book by first making the
>>paper (they have cooking facilities so we could cook up some fibre and hand
>>beat a bit to include in recycled newspaper or computer paper. A simple
>>binding technique for the sheets could be another day. Perhaps an armature
>>could be build with paper wrapped around... there are endless ideas.
>>I would be interested in hearing or expanding on these ideas. Please post
>>away - I'm meeting the co-ordinator on Jan 27th, so any thoughts would be
>>appreciated before then.