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Paperhouse Studio

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April 2017
$55

Open Session Marbling

April 3 @ 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Paperhouse Studio, 180 Shaw St Suite 102
Toronto, ON Canada
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In this session, vats of carrageenan, alum, ox-gall and inks will be pre-mixed for water-based marbling. Guidance will be provided by our expert instructor as well as references to design patterns. A range of papers will be provided, however you are encouraged to bring different kinds of paper to experiment with as well as cloth and wood! This style of workshop is great for those that would like to freely explore patterns in marbling such as stone marble, nonpareil, bouquet,…

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$52

Japanese Stab Bookbinding

April 4 @ 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Paperhouse Studio, 180 Shaw St Suite 102
Toronto, ON Canada
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Join us for an exploration into stab bindings, a functional and beautiful structure popularized in Japan. This is a great first book structure for beginner bookbinders, and is also exciting for those who already have experience with western bookbinding because it offers a new set of decorative opportunities. Stab bindings are also an easy way to bind loose sheets, which is difficult in western book structures. Participants will make two books – the first a simple four-hole binding to learn…

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$62

Papercutting: Plants and Crystals

April 10 @ 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Paperhouse Studio, 180 Shaw St Suite 102
Toronto, ON Canada
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Explore the intricate art of papercutting with Tiny Blades Project’s Annyen Lam. In this workshop, you will learn how to cut imagery and designs using washi (Japanese paper) and precision blades. In this themed class there will be be a variety of real plants and crystals to draw inspiration from! Along with hands-on demonstrations of the various methods and materials used in papercutting, this workshop will focus on your projects in an open studio setting so that you can plan…

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$180

Intro. to Papermaking Intensive

April 22 @ 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 0 day(s) and 5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on April 23, 2017
Paperhouse Studio, 180 Shaw St Suite 102
Toronto, ON Canada
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This workshop is the 101 of handmade paper! Journey through the process of papermaking from raw materials to hand pulled sheets of paper. This class is a combination of our beginner level – Deckle Box Paper and Introduction to Western Paper. Students will learn traditional European style sheet forming with fibres such as cotton, abaca (Manila Hemp) and Ontario hemp. We will explore the differences of pulling with a traditional laid mold and a woven mold. Techniques such as laminating,…

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$73

Buttonhole Bookbinding

April 24 @ 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Paperhouse Studio, 180 Shaw St Suite 102
Toronto, ON Canada
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Buttonhole binding is a simple and fun form of bookmaking with lots of potential to house your journals, sketchbooks and book projects. The buttonhole stitch is a beautiful binding that allows a repetitive wrapping of the spine at the head and tail, echoing the vertical folds of the exposed sections. Forming a bead with this stitch tightens the wrapping and also gives a beautiful decorative element – making this technique very special. In this class we will learn to cut…

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