Papercutting on Stage: Kamishibai and Paper Theaters Online Workshop

 Registration is closed for this event
$ 45.00

November 21st, 2020 10:00 AM

  • Instructor: Béatrice Coron
  • Workshop Type: Arts
  • Workshop Status: Closed
  • Workshop Start: November 21st, 2020 10:00 AM
  • Workshop End: November 21st, 2020 1:00 PM
  • Sessions: 1

This is a single-session live online workshop. There will not be a class recording for later viewing.

Masking and revealing is essential to storytelling and will be played with to create a stage in the form of a tunnel book, multi-layered card or artist book. Students will learn different techniques of papercutting, how to design a stage for a story to develop, and will finish the class with an understanding of how to develop their own intricate theaters.
Stop animation, video inclusion, and live performance will be discussed. Tips, tricks and resources will be provided. All experience levels welcome, but students should be aware that class will move quickly.

Community Workshops are limited to 30 students with a low class fee to foster accessibility.

Materials to Bring: 

- Binders board or cardboard (the size you wish to work with, no larger than your papers)
- US letter size papers and cardstocks, various colors
- Cutting mat
- Utility knife and blades (like x-acto with #11 blades)
- Scissors
- Glue
- Tape
- Stapler 

- Recycled materials: cereal boxes, magazines, wallpaper… the options are endless
- Any art supplies you already have
- Needle/thread

Workshop Fee: $45

Date & Time: Saturday, November 21, 2020 :: 10-1pm Pacific time

Location: Online over Zoom

Please note: This class will not be recorded for later viewing.

Please read over the SFCB Registration Policies before signing up for a class.

About the Instructor | Béatrice Coron

Born in France, now based in New York, Béatrice Coron's oeuvre includes illustration, book arts, fine art and public art. She cuts her characteristic silhouette designs in paper and Tyvek, and also creates works in stone, glass, metal, rubber, stained glass and digital media. Her work has been purchased by major museum collections, such as the Metropolitan Museum, The Walker Art Center and the Getty. 

Past Student Reviews:

“The instructor was wonderful. It was such a pleasure to spend three hours learning from her.”

“Beatrice is a wonderful artist and has a delightful personality.”

“I loved Beatrice's joy and enthusiasm for paper arts. Very inspiring!!!”


$ 45.00
Online via Zoom
United States