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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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4002 | Introduction to Papermaking
Students can get their feet wet (literally!) in this introductory class and explore what handmade paper is all about. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the papermaking process from breaking down fibers to create paper pulp, adding color to the paper pulp, as well as creating sheet paper samples to take home. Sign up for 4015 | Papermaking Instruction for continued sessions in papermaking. See *PAPERMAKING NOTE.

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Eleonore Lee
Dates: Tues, 10/4/2016 to 10/4/2016 | 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Studio: Picante Paper Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $65 | Member/Senior 65+: $50
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 10/4/2016 and ending 10/4/2016 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 65.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 50.00 ea.

4015 | Papermaking Instruction
This course allows students of all levels of experience to work on guided or independent projects. Basic papermaking instruction will be covered for the beginner or as needed, as well as fiber preparation, pigmenting pulp, forming techniques, and more. Access beyond the dates listed below is not included; please see 4000 | Studio Rental for additional studio hours. Tuition includes some materials; however students will need to pay for pulp separately. Please see SSA website for the materials list. See *PAPERMAKING NOTE.

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Eleonore Lee
Dates: Tues, 10/11/2016 to 11/15/2016 | 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Studio: Picante Paper Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $180 | Member/Senior 65+: $165
Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 10/11/2016 and ending 11/15/2016 at 9:30AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 180.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 165.00 ea.

4000a | Papermaking 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. Renters are responsible for clean up. Assistance and/or instruction is available upon request. Please contact Lee to arrange studio time. Prerequisite: Experience with the desired equipment, understanding of studio protocol, permission from the Department Chair, and approval for each piece of equipment used. Contact Eléonore Lee at 210.200.8255 or elee@swschool.org. See *PAPERMAKING NOTE. No pulp or fiber is included with the rental fee. (No studio Nov 22 - 27)

Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Instructor: Eleonore Lee
Dates: 9/12/2016 to 12/16/2016 | Dates and times to be arranged with instructor
Studio: Picante Paper Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $50 | Member/Senior 65+: $35
Classes scheduled every week on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday starting 9/12/2016 and ending 9/12/2016
 
Attendees: 1 $ 50.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 35.00 ea.

4000b | Papermaking 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. Renters are responsible for clean up. Assistance and/or instruction is available upon request. Please contact Lee to arrange studio time. Prerequisite: Experience with the desired equipment, understanding of studio protocol, permission from the Department Chair, and approval for each piece of equipment used. Contact Eléonore Lee at 210.200.8255 or elee@swschool.org. See *PAPERMAKING NOTE. No pulp or fiber is included with the rental fee. (No studio Nov 22 - 27)

Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Instructor: Eleonore Lee
Dates: 9/12/2016 to 12/16/2016 | Dates and times to be arranged with instructor
Studio: Picante Paper Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $90 | Member/Senior 65+: $75
Classes scheduled every week on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday starting 9/12/2016 and ending 9/12/2016
 
Attendees: 1 $ 90.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 75.00 ea.

4000c | Papermaking 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. Renters are responsible for clean up. Assistance and/or instruction is available upon request. Please contact Lee to arrange studio time. Prerequisite: Experience with the desired equipment, understanding of studio protocol, permission from the Department Chair, and approval for each piece of equipment used. Contact Eléonore Lee at 210.200.8255 or elee@swschool.org. See *PAPERMAKING NOTE. No pulp or fiber is included with the rental fee. (No studio Nov 22 - 27)

Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Instructor: Eleonore Lee
Dates: 9/12/2016 to 12/16/2016 | Dates and times to be arranged with instructor
Studio: Picante Paper Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $265 | Member/Senior 65+: $250
Classes scheduled every week on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday starting 9/12/2016 and ending 9/12/2016
 
Attendees: 1 $ 265.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 250.00 ea.