Vegetable Papyrus - parts 1 & 2
Learn how the most ancient method of paper-making, pressed plants, can be used on a huge range of produce to make paper art! Create one of a kind designs out of raw and processed vegetables and fruits.
Offered at Bookmaking fairs and high end stationary stores for exorbitant prices, you’ll learn to
fabricate your own for the price of whatever you find at the grocery stores or farmers markets.
Claudia will provide all materials. Create elegant single item ‘pages’ or combine elements to make elaborate designs.
In the 1st class, Claudia will explain the process and we will make the vegetable papyrus papers, as many as you wish to a maximum size of 18 by 24 inches.
Since the pages dry and flatten over several days, the finished result requires some simple
Consequently, in the brief 2nd class, we will unpack the press and do this initial procedure, then send you on your way with all the elements to finish the final steps at home.
No expertise necessary, wear an apron and clothing that can be exposed to stains and moisture.
Once you know this easy and fun technique, the produce section of the supermarket will never be the same!
Friday & Saturday, November 15 & 16, 11am - 5pm
Instructor: Claudia Wornum - student limit: 10
$140 class fee - includes all materials