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Create Unique Decorative Papers

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Experience hosted by Patty

2 hours
Includes equipment
Up to 4 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Come learn how to create beautiful Decorative Papers. Go home with your own unique collection to use for book and art projects.

Choose to make Paste Papers or Crayon Resist papers. We will begin looking at some sample sheets of papers I have made to use in my studio for my handmade books and boxes. I will show you various items that have used my unique Decorative Papers. In addition, I have a selection of books on Decorative and Paste Papers that you can browse to get some ideas for your papers.

The flour and water paste will be ready for you to add a dollop of acrylic paint, which you can use to color your sheet of paper. Using a variety of tools and found objects, you will make various patterns in the paste paints. I will do a demonstration of the process. Feel free to ask as many questions as you wish. Then you will jump right in to make a minimum of four sheets of decorative papers, that you can use at home for a variety of projects ~ from collage, scrap booking, making cards, covering books & boxes, to using for wrapping paper.

Please wear clothing you don't mind getting paint on or getting wet. We will be standing at a work table so wear comfy shoes that can get wet. I have some work aprons you can wear.

This class runs for two hours. If you wish to stay longer, to make more papers, the hourly fee is $25/hour including materials for a maximum of 2 additional hours.
Come learn how to create beautiful Decorative Papers. Go home with your own unique collection to use for book and art projects.

Choose to make Paste Papers or Crayon Resist papers. We will begin looking at some sample sheets of papers I have made to use in my studio for my handmade books and boxes. I will show you various items that have used my unique Decorative Papers. In addition, I have a selection of books on Decorative and Paste…

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What's included

  • Equipment
    This workshop provides all the materials and tools needed to make your coll...
From ₹8,459
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Patty

Host on Airbnb since 2014
  • Identity verified
Welcome to Still Water Bindery. I apprenticed in bookbindery in London, UK 40 years ago, and have been making art ever since in my Newfane, Vermont art studio. I have taught classes from elementary school through graduate college level. I love to teach and share my passions. I am still exploring the magic of Paste Papers and will share my knowledge with you to make some fabulous papers for you to take home . . .
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Where you'll be

We will be working in and around my studio - Still Water Bindery - in the historic district of Newfane, Vermont.
This is my professional studio where I repair books, and make custom books and boxes.

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 6 and up can attend.

More tips

Email me if you would like to meet at ANOTHER TIME or DATE for class, rather than those listed.

What to bring

Wear clothing you do not mind getting wet or paint on.

Wear footwear that is comfortable and can get wet.