Paper Sculpture 101: From Start to Finish with Jeff Nishinaka October 3 - 7, 2022

about this workshop

In this class students will create bas-relief paper sculptures, using a variety of imagery. Basic techniques of drawing, designing, cutting, bending, gluing and mounting paper to create the illusion of three-dimensional images will be taught. Each day will consist of technique activities that enable students to produce finished paper sculptures. Jeff will teach students how to bend and curve paper, ways to mount layers of paper to backgrounds and how to finish and preserve paper sculptures.

Unique Instructor Jeff Nishinaka

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$40 material fee payable to Jeff

Key Points:
*Design and draw pencil blueprints
*Transfer designs onto paper
*Use appropriate cutting techniques
*Bend and curve paper to create illusion of dimension
*Mount and layer paper to a background
*Complete finished paper sculptures

Workshop Days: Monday to Friday
Instruction Time: 8:00am – 6:00pm (EST)
Note: During the work week, the shop remains open after 6:00 p.m. for handwork, design, research, catch-up work and socializing.



Paper Sculpture 101: From Start to Finish with Jeff Nishinaka October 3 - 7, 2022


Availability: Open

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