Japanese Papermaking and Decoration

Thursday January 17

6:00 PM  –  9:00 PM

with Bridget O’Malley
Thursdays: January 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14; 6-9pm

$240 (10% discount for MCBA members) + $65 supply fee
Certificate:  15 hours, Category A (fulfills papermaking requirement)
Great for beginners

Explore the tools and techniques of Japanese papermaking and decoration. Learn fiber preparation including cooking, cleaning and hand beating; sheet formation, pressing and drying techniques and a variety of surface decoration techniques including momigami, katazome, dyeing, and suminagashi. Finished papers can range from strong yet nearly translucent sheets to papers with decorative layers and inclusions, with sizes ranging from 5x7 inches to 5x7 feet! Wear clothing that can get dirty and shoes that can get wet (i.e. rubber boots, garden clogs etc.).

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