We are excited to host a Japanese Paper Essentials workshop here at the studio in collaboration with Hand Bookbinders of California. Karen will be leading a lecture and workshop on Thursday evening April 10th 6:30-8:30pm and Saturday, April 12th from 10-4pm.
This course is for artists, collectors, bookbinders, framers and appraisers and covers the most essential and useful facts about Japanese paper. There will be an evening lecture and a full day workshop. During the course, students will learn about the characteristics of Japanese paper, including its long history of usage and manufacture. They will learn about the materials used to make these versatile papers, as well as how they are named, and the differences between handmade and machine made sheets. Students will also learn how to color, laminate, and cut Japanese paper, as well as what adhesives are best to use.
For more information, and to register, just click the photo! And stay tuned for our next post debunking the myth of ‘rice paper.’