Paper Making Workshops (not only) for Christmas – 2 December

PAPER MAKING WORKSHOPS at Grennan Mill

2 December 2017 (Saturday)

The last Paper Making Day of the year is happening at Grennan Mill, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny on the 2nd of December – with a seasonal and festive option: you can choose to make decorations and unique presents using paper making processes (but you don`t have to, you can just make striking papers!) Suitable for beginners!
10.30 am – 1 pm: Handmade Papers from plant based pulps
2.30 – 5 pm: Silk Fibre Paper Making

Bookings: limited places are available, email: tundetune@gmail.com or call: 0872543362

Cost: € 40 per workshop OR € 70 for the full day, including all materials

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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

 

Upcoming Workshops in Dublin and Co. Kilkenny – August – October 2017

NEW: Paper Making Day workshops in Dublin: at Grainstore, Cabinteely Park, Dublin 18

PLUS: Paper Making and Batik Workshops at Grennan Mill, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny

CONTACT: tundetune@gmail.com   tunde@tundetoth.com   087-2543362

GRENNAN MILL, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny:

26 August (Saturday)

9.30am – 1.30pm       HAND PAPER MAKING for 3 dimensional, textured and sculptural works

Participants with previous experience

This workshop covers a number of ideas, techniques and processes that can support Paper Art projects, collaborative works, installations, sculptural, 3-dimensional works, large scale pieces… etc. – using silk fibre paper making techniques. Participants will need some previous experience.

Fees (including all materials): € 50    Only limited places are available

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27 August (Sunday)

10.30 – 5.30pm           BATIK – Suitable for BEGINNERS and PREVIOUS PARTICIPANTS

Ideal both for beginners and for those who have participated in previous introductory workshops, this course offers `project – work` and various techniques of traditional and contemporary processes of Batik – an ancient fabric dyeing technique where hot wax is used as a resist on cloth. The professional Batik  studio set up offers different wax applications (brush, Tjanting, stamp) and there is an option to use water boilers to remove wax.

Participants are asked to start preparations (sketches) for two images/designs prior to the workshop. Further information will be provided.

Fees (including all materials) for the full day: € 80

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NEW Venue!!!

Workshops at GRAINSTORE, Cabinteely Park, Dublin 18:

28 October (Saturday): PAPER MAKING DAY– Beginners – suitable for young people from 16 years of age and for adults

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) for each workshop: € 45 for adults; € 35 for young people 16 – 18 years of age

OR: € 80 for two workshops for adults; € 55 for young people 16 – 18 years of age

Updated WORKSHOP Programme July – August 2017

The upcoming workshop programme has been updated with a few changes and the addition of FOLLOW-ON / ADVANCED Level courses in Paper Making and Batik.

All workshops take place at Grennan Mill Craft School, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny.

 

8 July (Saturday): PAPER MAKING DAY– Beginners

10am – 1pm 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 – 5.30pm 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) for each workshop: € 40

OR: € 70 for two workshops

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9 July (Sunday)

10.30am – 5.30pm HAND PAPER MAKING – FOLLOW-ON Course – Participants with some previous experience
This course is suitable for those with experience and/or their own artistic practice in areas of hand paper making and fibre arts.  The workshop focuses on silk fibre paper making processes, three dimensional forms, plant fibre papers and Batik/Wax/Dye techniques on Handmade Papers.

Included are three dimensional/sculptural processes using paper making methods and materials – with an experimental approach. Ideal for those who previously participated in any of the Paper Making Day workshops – this course takes basics techniques further and offers guidance and advice. Bring your own questions, previous works, ideas!

Fees (including all materials) for the full day: € 80

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26 August (Saturday) 10am – 2pm    HAND PAPER MAKING Beginners

Fees (including all materials): € 40

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27 August (Sunday)

10.30 – 5.30p   BATIK – FOLLOW-ON COURSE         Participants with previous experience

Ideal for those who have participated in previous introductory workshops, this is a more advanced level course on traditional and contemporary processes of Batik – an ancient fabric dyeing technique where hot wax is used as a resist on cloth. The studio set up offers different wax applications (brush, Tjanting, stamp) and there is an option to use water boilers to remove wax.

Participants are asked to start preparations (sketches) for two images/designs prior to the workshop.

Fees (including all materials) for the full day: € 80

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BOOKINGS are confirmed with € 30 deposit paid in advance. * Courses are run for small groups only so please call to book early.

With any questions, for advice or check availability and for all BOOKINGS please contact TUNDE directly:
087-2543362
tundetune@gmail.com

tunde@tundetoth.com

Upcoming Workshops for Adults May – July 2017

New dates are announced for Paper Making, Batik, Felting and Paper Art workshops! Courses are held at GRENNAN MILL CRAFT SCHOOL in Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny and limited places are available for each workshop – please read on for details:

6 May (Saturday): PAPER MAKING DAY– Beginners

10am – 1pm 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 – 5.30pm 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.

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7 May (Sunday)

10.30am – 1.30pm HAND PAPER MAKING – FOLLOW-ON / ADVANCED Level Course

Participants with previous experience

This course is suitable for those with experience and/or their own artistic practice in areas of hand paper making and fibre arts.  The workshop focuses on silk fibre paper making processes, three dimensional forms and Batik/ Wax techniques on Handmade Papers.

2.30 – 5.30pm BATIK – Beginners

Introducing traditional and contemporary processes of Batik – an ancient fabric dyeing technique where hot wax is used as a resist on cloth. The workshop covers different wax applications (brush, Tjanting, stamp) and participants will work on small pieces applying two layers of wax and two colours.

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8 July (Saturday): PAPER MAKING DAY– Beginners

10am – 1pm 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 – 5.30pm 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.
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9 July (Sunday)

10.30am – 1.30pm HAND PAPER MAKING – FOLLOW-ON Course – Participants with some previous experience
This workshop offers an introduction to three dimensional/sculptural processes using paper making methods and materials – with an experimental approach. Ideal for those who previously participated in short paper making workshops – this course takes basics techniques further and offers guidance and advice.

2.30 – 5.30pm FELT MAKING – Beginners

Wet felting using dyed and undyed Merino wool and silk fibres: this workshop covers basic techniques of felt making. Participants will design create a small felted picture and a three dimensional piece.

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Fees (including all materials) for each workshop: € 40

OR: € 70 for any two workshops (or € 35 per workshop for multiple bookings)

BOOKINGS are confirmed with € 30 deposit paid in advance. * Courses are run for small groups only so please call to book early.

With any questions, for advice or check availability and for all BOOKINGS please contact TUNDE directly:

087-2543362            tundetune@gmail.com            tunde@tundetoth.com

* DEPOSITs are returned if the Studio has to cancel a workshop. Cancellations from participants will be accepted up to 2 weeks before the course date and deposits will be returned. In other cases participants may be offered rescheduled dates/options.