Saturday, May 24, 2008

Workshop Day

Calligraphy Club Workshop: Learned:
How to make paper by tearing up old magazines, blending the pieces with water, pressing the pulp on a screen and drying the pulp in the oven.
How to decorate coffee filters with markers, bleach solution and salt.
Decorating paper with a mixture of acrylic paint and wallpaper paste
Spritzing paint on paper
Marbling paper
In the afternoon, we used our decorated pages in card making
Also learned how to make a flower center piece using cream-filled cookies, wooden sticks and spearmint leaf candy

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