Tin Can Papermaking

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$ 175.00

February 3rd, 2018 10:00 AM

  • Instructor: Julia Goodman
  • Workshop Type: Arts
  • Workshop Status: Closed
  • Workshop Start: February 3rd, 2018 10:00 AM
  • Workshop End: February 3rd, 2018 5:00 PM
  • Sessions: 1

This one-day workshop serves as an introduction to the history of handmade paper, overview of handmade paper in contemporary art and DIY papermaking. Part one of the workshop will focus on assembling basic papermaking materials and making simple sheets of paper, using tin cans in place of more traditional molds and deckles. Part two will showcase techniques for embedding materials and stenciling pulp. Participants will go home with a tin-can papermaking kit and a pack of handmade paper samples. Tin-Can Papermaking has something to offer beginners and accomplished papermakers alike.

*Please note that papermaking is a wet process and papers made in the workshop may not be dry at the end of class. Students may return to SFCB after the workshop to retrieve any papers left to dry at the of the day. 

Materials to Bring: None.

Workshop Fee (includes $10 materials fee): $175.00

Date & Time: Saturday, February 3, 2018 :: 10am-5pm

Location: 375 Rhode Island St, San Francisco, CA 94103

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About the Instructor | Julia Goodman

Julia Goodman earned her BA in International Relations and Peace & Justice Studies at Tufts University in 2001. She began making paper in her backyard in 2003 and completed her Master’s in Fine Arts at the California College of the Arts in May 2009. Since graduating she spent the summer in Inverness, California at the JB Blunk Residency and the fall in New York, completing a studio internship at Dieu Donne papermaking studio. In 2012, Julia looks forward to two artist residencies, one on a small farm near a lava flow in Hawaii and the other at “the dump,” through Recology San Francisco. Her work has exhibited widely throughout California, and in New York, Washington DC, and Gothenberg, Sweden. Currently, Julia is living and working in San Francisco.

Past Student Reviews:

"Julia is full of great information and resources!" 

"Julia is excellent about keeping everyone engaged and very encouraging."

"A technique I can do at home without fancy equipment."

$ 175.00
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133
United States