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  The excitement of a child ‘opening a surprise package’ occurs with the unfurling of each bundle of itajime (Japanese for fold and clamp) dyed paper ! Learn to master intricate traditional patterns and processes and then explore many different dye and coloring possibilities. Itajime can be highly skilled and...

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Abstract Mixed Media Workshop - Come play and find your inner artist! Fun, fun, fun - there is no way to do it "wrong" .... this abstract technique lends itself so well to playing with colour and letting the inks run as they will. You will be surprised and amazed...

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The Open Book: 
an introduction to Book-Binding This introductory bookbinding workshop will familiarize you with some basic materials (paper, cloth, board and adhesives), and techniques (folding, sewing, gluing) to create simple books. You will explore a few binding techniques including: Accordion, Japanese stab-binding and a coptic style. You will also...

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Knowing how to draw is the foundation of creativity.  Understanding the principles of drawing can advance your artistic ability regardless of medium or genre - join us for a one day intensive on the fundamentals of drawing. A clothed live model will be part of the day’s drawing experience.  ALL...

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We are honoured to have been asked to host this show by Alberta Society of Art members.  As the host for this not-for-profit charitable organization's exhibition, we are providing a venue for as many people as possible to visit, view, and learn from the artwork and information on display. The show...

September 15, 2015  class show workshop Continue Reading » Continue Reading »