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Make+Take: Simple Paper Casting

January 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$40.00

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An  In-Studio Workshop!

Wednesday, January 19, 7pm-9pm

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About this Workshop:

Join us for a fun evening playing with pulp! You’ll learn the basic techniques needed to cast paper pulp to create lightweight relief sculptures and experiment with both sheet casting and pouring methods. Handmade and everyday objects will be used as molds. Pigments and inclusions will be incorporated to enhance the texture of our paper sculptures. This is a great introduction to sculptural papermaking for anyone interested in pushing pulp into the third dimension!

Level: Beginner

Registration closes January 11, 2022 and includes all materials.

Sample images by Christy Ball

Class Materials List:

Registration includes all needed materials! Students may consider bringing the following optional supplies:

  • Personal Apron (waterproof is best, but a kitchen apron will do)
  • Shoes with good traction (again, waterproof is best – the studio floor does get wet)

Your Instructor:

Marta Perez Garcia was born and grew up in Puerto Rico. She has an MFA from the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia and has lived in Washington, DC for more than 10 years. Marta mainly works in printmaking, but also works in drawing, painting, and installations. Her pieces have been exhibited in galleries and museums in the United States and Puerto Rico, and she’s received numerous grants and awards. Marta is deeply involved with the arts and their propagation in the communities of the District through the teaching and direction of public art projects.

 

“[I appreciated being] able to make something tangible in a very short time.”

—Previous Workshop Attendee

 

“I loved the experience and will definitely be coming back to Pyramid to learn more about paper making!”

—Attendee, Fabric to Paper workshop with Selene LaMarca

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