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13670Courses and workshops at Oregon College of Art and Craft

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  • barb tetenbaum
    Jan 17, 2014
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      There wonderful classes and workshops are starting soon at Oregon College of Art and Craft in Portland, OR.
      If you are interested in taking one, consider registering early as you can receive a discount (and help the class meets its minimum enrollment!). To register on-line, go to https://cms.ocac.edu/taxonomy/term/2
      or phone 503-297-5544     or email      cmalone@...     Hope to see up at OCAC this semester!  - Barb Tetenbaum, Dept. Head, Book Art

      Boxes and portfolios are sturdy and attractive containers for unbound images, books or objects. While learning the containers construction, this class will focus on traditional and innovative uses of paper, cloth, board and adhesives. You will make our own paste papers and book cloth to allow personalization of your box or portfolio, help introduce the item being housed or expand the content-carrying possibilities of the boxes and portfolios. Prerequisite: None, but good hand skills helpful.
      Instructor: Marilyn Zornado
      Start Date: 02/03/2014
      End Date: 04/14/2014
      Days: Monday
      Time: 6:40pm-9:40pm
      Tuition: $280
      Studio Fee: $45
      Total: $325.00

      Inspired by a simple set of flash cards, you will examine the possibilities of creating a narrative with cards that can be read in many sequences and arranged in multiple configurations. These small cards will become the foundation on which to experiment with a variety of mediums including acrylic paint and beeswax, to create rich and layered surfaces. Special emphasis will be placed on learning techniques such as sanding and stenciling, which will enable you to edition your hand-painted pieces to exchange with your classmates. You will also construct a paper case for your project. Prerequisite: All levels welcome.
      Instructor: Lisa Onstad
      Date: 04/05- 06 /2014
      Days: Saturday-Sunday
      Time: 9:00am-4:00pm
      Tuition: $150
      Studio Fee: $20
      Total: $170.00

      Books, composed of fairly simple elements, gain beauty and strength through repetition and the compelling use of materials. But each element must also contribute to the book's function and durability. Explore dozens of ways to create hinges, board attachments, pockets, pleats, closures and more that are structurally sound and adaptable to a wide range of both traditional and unconventional materials. You will examine Roberta's large collection of books and book-inspired objects that use unusual construction. With this inspiration and instruction you will make a small journal that incorporates your favorite devices with the goal of transforming your ideas into a beautiful, functional journal. Prerequisite: Some familiarity with bookbinding is helpful.
      Instructor: Roberta Lavadour
      Date: 04/12/2014
      Days: Saturday
      Time: 9:00am-4:00pm
      Tuition: $150
      Studio Fee: $15
      Total: $165.00

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      By their very nature, artists' books delight the senses and engage viewers. Intrigue and insight can draw the casual viewer to a closer read. In this two-day workshop, you will learn intuitive and analytical strategies to create books that enchant and illuminate. You will complete one or more prototype(s) for artists' books that will take the audience from their initial delight to a deeper understanding of your ideas. Prerequisite: Some
      Instructor: Shu-Ju Wang
      Date:  03/08 – 09 /2014
      Days: Saturday-Sunday
      Time: 9:00am-4:00pm
      Tuition: 175
      Studio Fee: $10
      Total Price: $185

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      Create colorful images through the ancient art of Moku Hanga. Japanese woodblock prints are characterized by the luminous brilliance achieved when water-based ink is printed on Washi (handmade Japanese paper). Multiple block registration and bokashi (color gradation) will be taught. Unlike Western relief printmaking, no press is used; water is the only solvent and minimal workspace is required. This is one form of printmaking you can safely and easily enjoy at home. Prerequisite: Some familiarity with printmaking helpful, but not required. Note: See supply sheet for how to prepare image for the first evening.
      Instructor: Alex Prentiss
      03/14 - 16/ /2014
      Friday 6:30pm-9:30pm Sat/Sun. 9:00am-4:00pm
      Studio Fee: 32
      Total: $207.00