Upcoming Online Workshop! Layered Papercutting Techniques with Kim Phillips
Oct 18: Love is in the Air! Layered Papercutting with Kim
Materials: Heavy text or light cover weight paper stock; Canson Mi-Teintes is perfect, but others will do. We will be using at least three colors. X-acto knife or your craft knife of choice (scalpel, etc.) and extra blades. Self-healing cutting mat. Glue stick and/or PVA glue (both will be demonstrated). Ruler Tracing paper (can substitute copy paper). Transfer paper (graphite paper, or even carbon paper). Pencil Kneaded eraser or good white eraser A few days before the workshop, you will receive a pdf of the template(s) that will be used in the workshop.
Date: October 18, 2020
Time: 2-4pm Eastern US, 11am-1pm Pacific, 7-9pm UK, 8-10pm Europe
$35 ($29.75 with member code GAP15)
Exhibit at National Museum! “Ex Libris” small format papercut artwork for bookplates
GAP Museum Bookplate Art Exhibit to be voted on by visitors to the National Museum this week!
Recently, Guild members contributed their papercut artwork to the current exhibit at GAP’s National Museum in Somerset, PA, curated by Rebecca Raupach. There are plans afoot now to send it around also as a traveling show, hosted by GAP members around the country. If you think your area could host a showing at a specific place you have in mind, please let us know: Send mail to us at email@example.com. The four top People’s Choice selections will be printed as actual book-plates, and all members will receive a set. Stay tuned for more news soon!
Conference Postponed till 2021
Due to the coronavirus epidemic, our plans to meet in person on the campus at Greensburg this June/July have been postponed. We will be in touch with all presenters and members by email with the new plans as soon as we can. Stay tuned!
And if you are interested in collaborating with the Conference Committee members, send an email to volunteer – all help welcome: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: For all events, in this crisis it is a good idea to check ahead to determine whether cancelled or occurring in an altered format!
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