Catalogue 2012 - 2013

ART 220 Art of Hand Papermaking II

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

ART 120.

Course Description

This intermediate course focuses on sheet formation using plant fibers instead of recycled paper. The course will also cover testing paper for permanence, additives to the pulp (for sizing and permanence), mold making, coloring agents surface decoration, simple bookbinding, and watermarks. Finally, students will use this paper as a medium for constructing works of paper art: Collage, assemblage, personal watermarks, casting from self made molds, sewn and accordion books, and altered books are some of the possibilities.

Notes

Art supply fees $25.

Offered

every year.