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NOTE: This Class will be held in a live, online format using the Zoom Platform. 
Class meets 10am-5pm Eastern, Sunday November 8th

This one-day class will offer step-by-step demonstrations and techniques on how to create decorative paste papers for use in gifts and future book arts projects. We will start by mixing our paste. Please pre-mix your methylcellulose listed on the supply list. Supply list will be provided at sign-up. If you have Canson, Fabriano or other similar colorful charcoal/drawing papers, they make a great base. Blick Art has a good selection. We will use simple everyday objects to create great patterns and also discuss how to use stencils and layering colors.

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Instructor: Richard Reitz Smith

Richard Reitz Smith is the Book Arts Program Chair and Studio Manager at Maine Media. He is an artist trained as a graphic designer and excels in marrying traditional techniques with modern technology in the pursuit of all forms of book arts and letterpress printing.