a Retreat to Nature for the Creative Mind

 April 2019

 

 

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Bleeding Heart

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Taken At Whispering Woodlands


Welcome Spring!!!
 
Welcome Migrators!
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Assorted Paste Papers

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Paste Papers - stamping designs

 Paste Papers    Jackie Hefty

A personal favorite, explore the freedom of expressing yourself making creative papers for collage, scrapbooking or as decorative papers for the book arts. Fun decorative techniques, few limitations, follow up with more at home. Paper recommendations on supply list. (Just a little messy, bring a smock, it's akin to finger painting!) No experience required, may be repeated. Fri. April 5, 1 - 4:30    $65/$15 materials

 

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Paste Paper Supply List

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Metallic Paste Paper example

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Paste Paper sample

More Paste Papers   Jackie Hefty

For those that have the basics behind them, I will keep the supplies out, it's open studio time, non-instructional time. Continue to explore the freedom of expressing yourself making creative papers for collage, scrapbooking or as decorative papers for the book arts. Fun decorative techniques, few limitations, follow up with more at home. Paper recommendations on supply list.  Sat. April 6, 1 - 4:30  $45/$15 materials (Max # - 4 registrants) 

You may consider registation for both days  Fri/Sat April 5 & 6, $105/$20 materials   

 

 

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Gelatin Printing

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Gelatin Print using ferns/follage

 

Intro to Gelatin Monoprints and Monotypes   

Introductory experience, explore one-of-a-kind, fun, and easy printmaking method using either homemade gelatin plates or the popular Gelli Plates available locally at Lynn's (on Odana Rd).  Employ both additive and subtractive methods of working, stencils and natural elements add extra dimension.    Gelatin 'plates' will be available for your use, along with a selection of commercial 'Gelli' plates to try, bring your own if you have one.  Personal choice between paper and fabric for your basis to print on, see supply list.  We will be using water-based mediums.  No experience necessary.   Sat. April 13, 1 - 4:30  $65/$15 materials

Gelatin Monoprint Supply List

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Gelatin Print

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Gelatin Printing Sample on Fabric

 

More Monoprints & Monotypes   Jackie Hefty

For those having experiece using gelatin / Gelli plates and/or plexi plates, continue to explore one-of-a-kind printmaking methods in an open studio atmosphere.  Whispering Woodlands studio equipment and tools will be available. Minimal instruction, time to spread out and work.   Personal choice between paper and fabric for your basis to print on, see supply list.  We will be using water-based mediums.  Sun. April 14, 1 - 4:30  $45/$15 materials  (Max # - 4 registrants)

You may consider registration for both Sat/Sun. April 13 & 14,  $105/$20 materials    

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Stamps and Relief Printing

Stamp Making & Relief Block Printing Jackie Hefty

Fun foam, linoleum, erasers, yarn, rubber bands, and add a few common household items to re-use or recycle as you create designs for printing. Use flowers, plants, or personal images as inspiration or subject matter to make cards and wrapping papers in this fun 2-week workshop. All supplies included.     Tuesdays, April 9 & 16, 6-9 p.m.   

Registration Deadline: April 2   Cost: $95 per person | Course Number: 20-19    http://www.olbrich.org/education/classes.cfm#workshops     608-245-3648




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Basic 4 Hole Stab compared to Decorative Stab

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Sewing of a Stab Binding

Pamphlet & Stab Bindings  Intergenerational 

You will complete several variations using these two basic sewing techniques. Perhaps using some of your personal decorative papers from a previous workshop here at Whispering Woodlands or choose from a selection of commercially available papers.  A great foundation for developing your book making skills. Material fee covers most papers and thread, bring what you may have of Basic Bookmaking Tool Kit.  (see below)  No experience necessary, appropriate for children 8 and above, accompanied with an attending adult.  Thurs. April 25, 1 - 4:30 p.m.   $55/$10 materials    

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Book under construction.

Click here for Bookmaking Basic Tool Kit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Note: Just added! 

A special request for specific programs and date, room available for a couple more people.

Suminagashi and / or Paste Papers, both offered in one day.

Join us if you can!

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Suminagashi Samples

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Suminagashi

 

 

 

 

 

Suminagashi - Eastern or Asian Marbling Technique

 A decorative paper technique with uses in bookmaking, collage, scrapbooking, letterpress printing and card making. Subtle use of swirling colored inks on thin Japanese papers. Minimal supplies necessary to continue at home.  Friday April 26, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.   $60/$10 materials 

 

Suminagashi Supply List


Note: Just added! 

A special request for specific programs and date, room available for a couple more people.

Suminagashi and / or Paste Papers, both offered in one day.

Join us if you can!

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Paste Paper sample

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Assorted Paste Papers

 Paste Papers   Jackie Hefty

A personal favorite, explore the freedom of expressing yourself making creative papers for collage, scrapbooking or as decorative papers for the book arts. Fun decorative techniques, few limitations, follow up with more at home. Paper recommendations on supply list. (Just a little messy, bring a smock, it's akin to finger painting!) No experience required, may be repeated.   Fri April 26,  2 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  $65/$15 materials

 

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Finish It !

Finish It!    Kay Brathol-Hostvet  
 

We all have those unfinished or "just not right" projects--paintings, collage, drawings. Whether you just need the time, new ideas, or fresh eyes to view your work, Kay will help you generate some completed projects. This loosely-structured workshop will include beginning and ending group critiques, handouts and "ideas" examples, and uninterrupted work time with as much or as little personal attention from the instructor as you request. This workshop is for all skill levels and all media.      Sunday, April 28,   10 - 4   $120

 

Finish It! Supply List

Current Workshop Offerings click here

April - Dec PDF listing as of 3/26/19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Registration Form
For those who prefer, click below for a registration form to send with a check payment in the mail. 

Click here to download PDF registration

 
 
 
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