Special Alert

Papermaking with Plant Fibers

  • October 01, 2016
  • Sarah P. Duke Gardens
  • 420 Anderson St, Durham, NC 27705
  • Sa 9:30am-4:30pm, Su 10am-4pm
  • $199, Gardens members $160. Includes all supplies, equipment and botanicals.
  • (919) 668-1707
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At one time all paper was handmade, with lovely additions to suit the paper maker or user. Gibby will work with you to explore the art of papermaking, including screen pouring, pulling sheets, composition, embedding botanicals, pulp painting and final preservation. You will work with plant fibers and flowers harvested from Duke Gardens to make your individual creation. Instructor: Gibby Waitzkin, papermaker and sculptor. Dates: Saturday, Oct. 1, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Course meets for 2 sessions. Participant limit: 12.

Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
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