Mixed Media Papermaking with Mary Milelzcik

March 30, 2024 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Volcano Art Center Ni‘aulani Campus
19-4074 Old Volcano Rd
Volcano, HI 96785
$70/$65 for VAC members plus a $38 supply fee
Volcano Art Center

Join artist Mary Milelzcik for a Mixed Media Papermaking workshop on Saturday, March 30, from 10 am to 2:30 pm at the Volcano Art Center in Volcano. Newcomers and Advanced students are welcome.  $70/ $65 VAC Members plus $38 supplies.

This workshop will introduce you to papermaking using recycled heavy weight Arches art paper with local plant materials, dyes and earth pigments. Using a using a household blender and various sized moulds and deckles, you are able to make paper in a variety of sizes, scrolls, layered artwork and create a painting with pulp. Participants are encouraged to bring flowers and plant material to add color, or other interesting things to imbed in their paper.

You will leave with a basic knowledge of papermaking, a variety of papers, pulp sources, and instructions on how to make paper at home. To allow for more paper making time, the instructor will source, prepare and cook plant materials for pulp, dyes and paint, in advance of the class. Plant fibers used in this workshop may include wauke (paper mulberry), ginger, old growth cedar, homegrown cotton bolls and flowers, lemongrass, cane grass, etc. (depending on availability).

If you have a special project in mind, or any questions, please email in advance to discuss how I can help you achieve your creative goals. Also, advanced Papermaking workshops and studio time are available at Arts Asylum for individuals and groups by appointment.   artsasylum@gmail.com


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