August (dates to be announced) – Pilar i Joan Miró Foundation, Mallorca
Hand Papermaking and Paper Art by Victoria Rabal, Director of the Paper Mill/Museum of Capellades, and Laurence Barker. The objective of this workshop is to provide a general overview of handmade paper with basic instruction in pulp preparation and sheet formation combined with special attention to paper’s plastic and esthetic qualities. Subjects covered include: comparative analysis of Oriental and Western methods, preparation of plant fibers for beating, their physical and chemical properties, coloring and sizing techniques and mold and watermark construction. Laurence Barker will present a review of his work in the field of paper art with special emphasis on the printmaking/paper dynamic. Instruction will be given in such pulp painting procedures as lamination and wash-out techniques.
For further information (soon to be posted): www.a-palma.es/fpjmiro/english/cursos.htm – or contact:
Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró a Mallorca
Joan Saridakis, 29
07015 Palma, Balearic Islands
Tel. 34 971 701-420
Fax 34 971 702-102