Beautiful papercut workshop – Saturday 8th September

August 12, 2012 at 13:10 Leave a comment

We are in for a treat with our September workshop when we discover how to make beautiful paper cuts with talented paper artist  Eileen White. Paper cut illustration has gained popularity with the work of Rob Ryan and Nikki Mcclure, so we are very pleased to have Eileen join us to share her amazing skills.

Eileen will bring papers and objects for inspiration and guide you through the process of creating a paper cut from scratch.  She will begin with a quick drawing session based on inspiration gained from flowers, kitchen objects and inspiration boards.  Don’t worry if you feel you can’t draw as you can also trace images as well and we will help you.  You are also free to bring your own pictures for inspiration. I will also bring my collection of Rob Ryan and Nikki McClure work to help you develop your ideas.  Eileen will demonstrate how drawings can be turned into graphic, colourful silhouette surface patterns, enabling you to create your own individual work, which you can take away and frame or make into a card or attach to glass jars to make lanterns.

An example of Eileen’s exhibition work:

Papercut Workshop
Saturday 8th September from 2pm to 5pm
£15 per person. Price includes all your materials and homemade cakes, you just need to bring extra beer money!
This workshop is suitable for adults, and children age 12 and over are welcome, but please be aware sharp knives are used! No previous experience is needed.
To book a place, please email Gillian at Crafty Pint or you can pay in advance via the Paypal button below…

 

 

Tooting Tram & Social

46-48 Mitcham Road, London SW17 9NA

Nearest Tube – Tooting Broadway on the Northern Line – Map.

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