Community Classes

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Papermaking

Contemporary papermakers and book arts practitioners blend centuries old tradition with modern innovation -- for instance: arcane bookbinding alongside pulp painting, or handset letterpress printing next to paper-based sculptural installations.

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4000a | Studio Rental: 1 Session
The Picante Paper Studio is a welcoming and professionally equipped space for experienced paper artists. Equipment includes a hollander beater, a variety of molds and deckles, and a 20-ton paper press, all available on a first-come, first-served basis, with full-term renters given priority. Renters are responsible for clean up. Assistance and/or instruction is available Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:30am - 12:30pm, and by appointment. Please contact Beck Whitehead to arrange studio time. No pulp or fiber is included. Prerequisite: Previous papermaking experience plus permission from the department chair. Please check with Whitehead on schedule availability for alternate days. Papermaking is a wet process. Closed-toed shoes that can get wet must be worn to work in the studio. Water-proof aprons are available.

Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Instructor: Beck Whitehead
Dates: Wed, 9/16/2015 to 9/16/2015 | 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Studio: Picante Paper Studio | Campus: Navarro
Tuition: $50 | Members: $35
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 9/16/2015 and ending 9/16/2015 at 10:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $50.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $35.00 ea.

4000b | Studio Rental: 3 Sessions
The Picante Paper Studio is a welcoming and professionally equipped space for experienced paper artists. Equipment includes a hollander beater, a variety of molds and deckles, and a 20-ton paper press, all available on a first-come, first-served basis, with full-term renters given priority. Renters are responsible for clean up. Assistance and/or instruction is available Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:30am - 12:30pm, and by appointment. Please contact Beck Whitehead to arrange studio time. No pulp or fiber is included. Prerequisite: Previous papermaking experience plus permission from the department chair. Please check with Whitehead on schedule availability for alternate days. Papermaking is a wet process. Closed-toed shoes that can get wet must be worn to work in the studio. Water-proof aprons are available.

Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Instructor: Beck Whitehead
Dates: Wed, 9/16/2015 to 9/30/2015 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Studio: Picante Paper Studio | Campus: Navarro
Tuition: $90 | Members: $75
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 9/16/2015 and ending 9/30/2015 at 10:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $90.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $75.00 ea.

4000c | Studio Rental: Full Semester
The Picante Paper Studio is a welcoming and professionally equipped space for experienced paper artists. Equipment includes a hollander beater, a variety of molds and deckles, and a 20-ton paper press, all available on a first-come, first-served basis, with full-term renters given priority. Renters are responsible for clean up. Assistance and/or instruction is available Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:30am - 12:30pm, and by appointment. Please contact Beck Whitehead to arrange studio time. No pulp or fiber is included. Prerequisite: Previous papermaking experience plus permission from the department chair. Please check with Whitehead on schedule availability for alternate days. Papermaking is a wet process. Closed-toed shoes that can get wet must be worn to work in the studio. Water-proof aprons are available.

Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Instructor: Beck Whitehead
Dates: Wed, 9/16/2015 to 12/9/2015 | 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Studio: Picante Paper Studio | Campus: Navarro
Tuition: $265 | Members: $250
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 9/16/2015 and ending 9/16/2015 at 10:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $265.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $250.00 ea.

4001 | Beginning Papermaking - Date Change
Explore some of the unique possibilities that handmade paper can be used for-bookmaking, printmaking, decorating, collage, or sculpture. Learn about the paper pulping process from raw plant and fiber to the wet pulp, how to color pulp with pigments, and using the pulp to make paper sheets. Decorative papermaking techniques will be explored, with ample opportunity to work on special projects. NOTE: Papermaking is a wet process; closed-toed shoes that can get wet are required. Aprons are available for use during class. Please see SSA website for a materials list.

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Beck Whitehead
Dates: Tues, 10/13/2015 to 12/1/2015 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Studio: Picante Paper Studio | Campus: Navarro
Tuition: $200 | Members: $185
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 10/13/2015 and ending 12/1/2015 at 6:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $200.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $185.00 ea.

4015a | Papermaking Instruction: 1 session - Date Change
Open to all levels, this tutorial class can begin at any point during the semester. Students may work on guided or independent projects, and can sign up for the number of sessions their project needs. Basic papermaking instruction will be covered for the beginner or as needed: fiber preparation, pigmenting pulp, forming techniques, and more. Outside access beyond dates listed below are not included; please see 4000 |Studio Rental for additional studio hours. Tuition includes some materials; however students will need to pay for pulp separately. Arrangements for evening instruction are available by appointment. 4001 | Beginning Papermaking is recommended, but not required. Please see SSA website for the materials list.

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Beck Whitehead
Dates: Tues, 10/13/2015 to 12/8/2015 | 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Studio: Picante Paper Studio | Campus: Navarro
Tuition: $50 | Members: $35
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 10/13/2015 and ending 10/13/2015 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $50.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $35.00 ea.

4015b | Papermaking Instruction: 6 sessions - Date Change
Open to all levels, this tutorial class can begin at any point during the semester. Students may work on guided or independent projects, and can sign up for the number of sessions their project needs. Basic papermaking instruction will be covered for the beginner or as needed: fiber preparation, pigmenting pulp, forming techniques, and more. Outside access beyond dates listed below are not included; please see 4000 |Studio Rental for additional studio hours. Tuition includes some materials; however students will need to pay for pulp separately. Arrangements for evening instruction are available by appointment. 4001 | Beginning Papermaking is recommended, but not required. Please see SSA website for the materials list.

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Beck Whitehead
Dates: Tues, 10/13/2015 to 12/8/2015 | 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Studio: Picante Paper Studio | Campus: Navarro
Tuition: $165 | Members: $150
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 10/13/2015 and ending 11/17/2015 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $165.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $150.00 ea.

4015c | Papermaking Instruction: 13 sessions - Date Change
Open to all levels, this tutorial class can begin at any point during the semester. Students may work on guided or independent projects, and can sign up for the number of sessions their project needs. Basic papermaking instruction will be covered for the beginner or as needed: fiber preparation, pigmenting pulp, forming techniques, and more. Outside access beyond dates listed below are not included; please see 4000 |Studio Rental for additional studio hours. Tuition includes some materials; however students will need to pay for pulp separately. Arrangements for evening instruction are available by appointment. 4001 | Beginning Papermaking is recommended, but not required. Please see SSA website for the materials list.

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Beck Whitehead
Dates: Tues, 10/13/2015 to 12/8/2015 | 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Studio: Picante Paper Studio | Campus: Navarro
Tuition: $265 | Members: $250
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 10/13/2015 and ending 12/8/2015 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $265.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $250.00 ea.

4050 | Paper for Printmaking (Full)
$50 @ 50 | SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY CLASS
During the three-hour class, students will learn some basic skills needed to form handmade paper, with a concentration on paper that can be used in the print studio for monotypes or other printing processes. Students will be shown how to make a sheet of paper and a few simple decorative techniques to enhance their paper. See class 6117 | Watercolor Drypoint Monoprint for ways to use the paper made in this class. No papermaking experience necessary. All necessary materials will be supplied. Papermaking is a wet process; please wear shoes that can get wet.

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Beck Whitehead
Dates: Sat, 10/10/2015 to 10/10/2015 | 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Studio: Book Arts Studio | Campus: Navarro
Tuition: $50
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 10/10/2015 and ending 10/10/2015 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $50.00 ea.