Paper Menagerie 2 Day Workshop

$260.00

Paper Menagerie with Kathryn Orton

Saturday 19 August – Sunday 20 August
10am-4pm both days.

$30 materials fee pay directly to tutor.
Suitable for All Skill Levels, ages 18+

Enter a world of imaginary animals drawn and constructed in three dimensions. Kathryn will spark your ideas and show you how to create your own paper menagerie, dreamed up from your imagination.

Kathryn will supply, for $30.00 per student a range of materials to design and construct your creatures, including sticks & other improvised drawing tools, calligraphy brushes, pattern board, masking tape, newspapers torn into strips for papier maché, PVA glue (diluted 1:1 with water), plastic containers for dipping, gesso – in a range of colours, plastic plates for palettes, rags & sponges.

The workshop will cover the following:

  • You will invent and construct the beginnings of your own paper zoo.
  • Starting with ink drawings and then as small, lightweight, magical creatures in three dimensions.
  • Creatures will be constructed using cardboard, masking tape and papier maché,
  • You’ll finish off your fanciful animal in coloured gesso.
  • Participants will take home drawings of newly imagined animals, visible for the first time, and a three-dimensional version … the perfect easy-care companion pet.

This is a two-day workshop! The class will run across both days.

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Description

About Kathryn

Kathryn Orton is a multi-disciplinary artist and experienced teacher. A keen observer of places and things. She draws and paints, makes prints and works with wood to make sculptural furniture and objects. She enjoys finding new ways to use her skills for creating one off images and three dimensional pieces. Kathryn is particularly keen to help people to use their imagination, and encourages a playful, experimental attitude to creativity.

 

Additional information

CHOOSE A DAY

SATURDAY 19 August, SUNDAY 20 August

What to Bring

Student Requirements List

To Bring:

  • Sketchbook, A4 or A3
  • Black drawing ink, sticks, a calligraphy brush, pen & nib
  • Folder for drawings
  • Other brushes – one dedicated for glue and a range of others for
    painting

Essential:

  • You must wear closed-toe shoes (no thongs or sandals)
  • Apron, protective clothes or old clothes

Materials fee $30 – payable directly to your tutor.

Your Tutor will provide a kit

  • A range of materials to design and construct your creatures, including
    sticks & other improvised drawing tools, calligraphy brushes, pattern
    board, masking tape, newspapers torn into strips for papier maché,
    PVA glue (diluted 1:1 with water), plastic containers for dipping, gesso
    – in a range of colours, plastic plates for palettes, rags & sponges.

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