Wednesday 15 March 2017

Papercraft and Printing at The Island Centre

Papercraft and Printing Course - St Ives Cornwall

Starting on Tuesday 25th April 2017 - at The Island Centre St Ives -
a 7  week course. Every Tuesday evening from 7.00 to 9.00 pm.

Papercraft and Printing

This course will give students an introduction to the following paper and printing related subjects: How to select and prepare the correct type of paper to use to make a paper-mache bowl. How to select and prepare the correct type of paper to recycle into handmade paper and what can be added to the paper. How to use silk fibres and paste to make sheets of silk paper. How to prepare and assemble pages and make a cover to create a simple book. How to make and use a simple printing block. How to use everyday objects e.g. feathers, leaves, cardboard tubes etc. to print with. How to make and use stencils.

Run by St Ives Textile Artist Jo McIntosh:
Knit One Weave One

In partnership with:
Workers Educational Association (WEA) - Cornwall

Cost for the full 7 weeks is just £54.00.
Concessions and free places are available for eligible students.

For more information and to book go to:
WEA - Papercraft and Printing Course

If you are interested in this course please book!
If there are not enough people it will not run - you can't just turn up.

WEA are planning to run more courses in St Ives - as part of the new education hub at St Ives Library. More info here in due course as details are confirmed.

Jo is also running two other courses - starting in April -
at Penwith College Penzance. For more about these go to:

Penwith College - Get To Know Your Sewing Machine

Penwith College - Creative Textiles

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