Learn to Make Beautiful Paste Paper

Event Details



Time: (3 meetings each), Thursday and Friday: 6–9 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Location: IPFW

Phone: You can register by calling Continuing Studies at (260) 481-6057

Adult Price: each class $142

Event Description

June 18, 2010 Updated May 18, 2010 at 7:39 AM EST

This creative and unique class offered through Summer Arts at IPFW is perfect for adults age 16 years and older. Jim Williams' extensive training in this process of making paste paper is unique to the region and a perfect opportunity to investigate an art process you may not be familiar with. You can register by calling Continuing Studies at (260) 481-6057.

Design Pastepaper Boxes
Did you know that making pastepaper boxes is an art created in the 17th century? In this course, you will learn how to make pastepaper, how to assemble boxes out of bookbinder’s board, and how to cover a box creation! Materials kit provided to make three boxes and information needed to make thousands of your own magic box creations.

July 8–10 (3 meetings)
Thursday and Friday: 6–9 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Jim Williams, instructor
1.2 CEUs

Pastepaper Journals
In the 17th century, pastepaper journals were used as a decorative element in bookbinding. Learn how to make pastepaper, how to assemble and sew a text-block, and how to bind the book in standard casebinding covered in pastepaper. Materials kit provided to create one journal and information needed to make hundreds of your own journals.

July 15–17 (3 class meetings)
Thursday and Friday, 6–9 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Jim Williams, instructor
1.2 CEUs

About the instructor
Jim Williams has a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, and a Bachelor of Arts from Hunter College in New York. Williams is an associate faculty member in the IPFW Department of Visual Communication and Design where he teaches color theory and design, design fundamentals, and book and portfolio design. He is an accomplished artist and owner of the 1832 Gallery in Fort Wayne.
Check out Jim's Web site: www.1832studio.com/services

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