Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28www.touchstonecrafts.org 10 Erin Carlson JULY 24–28 Silk Sensational Silk: Paint It, Crimp It, Dye It, Wear It Instructor: Janice Patrignani All Levels $545 Member | $575 Non-Member Create beautiful, one-of-a-kind scarves from the most luxurious and durable of natural fabrics. We will learn how easily color, texture, and pattern are created by the seductive flow of paint and dye on silk; and explore centuries-old Chinese silk painting techniques and Shibori. You will leave with an assortment of exquisite wearable artworks—that are surprisingly easy to create! JULY 31–AUGUST 4 A Thousand Words Instructor: Len Davis All Levels $545 Member | $575 Non-Member Explore collage making with the use of drawing on text-filled newsprint, incorporating text-filled found objects and torn paper on an 8 inch by 5 inch panel with an epoxy finish. You will create thematic collages from “A Thousand Words” and incorporate them into assemblages that you build. AUGUST 7–11 Introduction to Sculptural Needle Felting Instructor: Erin Carlson All Levels $545 Member | $575 Non-Member Learn the craft of needle felting through the creation of plant and animal forms. Discover the fascinating properties of wool, which allow it to be transformed into solid three- dimensional shapes, and make increasingly complex projects culminating in the creation of your choice of animal. AUGUST 21–25 Papermaking 101 Instructor: Katy DeMent All Levels $545 Member | $575 Non-Member Explore traditional papermaking and discover modern techniques with color and texture in this intense class. You will learn about collecting and processing fibers, color, surface design, texture, and composition while creating sheets of recycled and plant-based papers. FIBER, PAPER, & BOOK ARTS WORKSHOPS 2017 AUGUST 26–28 Pulp Painting: Illustrate with Colorful Paper Pulps Instructor: Katy DeMent All Levels $375 Member | $405 Non-Member Be distracted with color! Explore dying a variety of plant fibers with fiber reactive dyes and natural material. Sample various methods that explore color in papermaking and illustration with colorful paper. SEPTEMBER 1–3 Shibori Holiday Instructor: Janice Patrignani All Levels $275 Member | $305 Non-Member Immerse yourself in Shibori, the ancient Japanese fiber art of bound resist dyeing using techniques of stitching, binding, folding, clamping, and wrapping. We will learn how glorious color, texture, and design can be achieved on silk. You will leave with an exquisite assortment of one-of-a-kind wearable works of art, that you created, and an appreciation for the rich history and modern potential of Shibori. SEPTEMBER 8–11 The Art of Papercutting Instructor: Annie Howe All Levels $325 Member | $405 Non-Member Learn the main concepts of paper cutting and gain a solid foundation and understanding of how to design and create your own papercut artwork. Basic and advanced techniques and materials will be presented. Len Davis Annie Howe