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Nature Inspired Book Arts and Physical Health Excercises for Artists

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October 10, 2022
October 11, 2022
10:00 - 4:00

Workshop Overview

Create an accordion fold art book that holds inspiration from the natural surroundings of Sitka. Start with a mark-making, hand monoprint and sectional layout. Design stencils from nature providing a graphic addition. Learn helpful techniques of scoring, folding, and adhering for this unique accordion structure. For the artist's physical health, a mini-series of gentle, accessible, range of motion exercises will be offered intermittently. These are helpful exercises for an artist's over-used areas: back, neck, shoulders and hands.

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About the Instructor(s)

Anja Borgstrom teaches in a warm, all-inclusive manner, and shares key descriptive details, useful for beginners through established creatives. Anja has been teaching visual arts and movement arts, together or separate, for over 25 years. Her favorite combination is to share equally her love of art and movement together.

Materials List: Students Bring

• Bone folder

• 'Masa' Japanese paper 4 sheets

• Archival PVA glue

• Potable Ink Brush pens (Tombow or other brand)

• Metal edge ruler 24"

• Pencil for measuring

• Decorative &/ or collage papers for your cover and end papers

• Soy based printmaking inks specific TBD

• Ecologically friendly recycled papers TBD

Materials List: Provided by Instructor(s)

• Cover boards for front & back

• Additional bone folders

• Additional decorative papers

• Additional glue

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