Paper Making Workshops for Young People and Adults at Grainstore – DLR`s Youth Arts Facility, Dublin

NEW Programme at NEW Venue suitable for young people from 16 years of age

Workshops at GRAINSTORE – DLR Youth Arts Facility, Cabinteely Park, Dublin 18

 

28 October (Saturday): PAPER MAKING DAY– Beginners

10.30am – 1.15pm HAND PAPER MAKING

Introduction to traditional and contemporary techniques of making beautiful handmade papers from pure plant fibres of cotton and mulberry bush and a range of recycled materials.

Participants will learn about basic processes, pulp making, suitable materials and the use of plant fibre linters.

Inclusions and decorative methods are also covered.

2.30 – 5pm SILK FIBRE PAPERMAKING

A truly fascinating, contemporary technique for making `fabric-like`, light weight, colourful silk papers using a selection of raw silk fibres and fabric dyes. Easy to continue and set up at home, this process is ideal to create unique interior decorations and striking silk papers for artworks, embroidery, collages…etc.

Fees (including all materials):

Adults:  € 45/per workshop OR € 80/full day

Young People (16 – 18 years):  € 35/per workshop OR € 55/full day

 

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