The custom of sending greeting cards can be traced back to Asia and the early Egyptians who conveyed their greetings on papaya scrolls.
In this 2 hr workshop each participant will create 10 hand-made 5X4 folded greeting cards for any occasion. Card making is relaxing and enjoyable. Card decoration methods include stamping designs with various colored inks and heat setting with embossing powder.
Instruction will be provided on how to give your cards elements of dimension. Design details include using stickers, specialty scissors and a punch tool. A variety of hand marbled paper and origami paper will also be available for collage techniques.
All supplies included. Class size limited to 10 students with a minimum of 4.
MASKS covering the nose and mouth must be worn at all times. Each person will need to register in order to attend, and fill out a waiver form which can be digitally filled out and emailed to: email@example.com
Pamela Martinez has been teaching, studying and practicing the ancient art of paper marbling for over ten years and is a member of the Sumi-E Society. Ms. Martinez provides Suminagashi instruction at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, workshops for the Sumi-E Society, Gilda’s Club and individual lessons. The artist believes the spiritual practice of Suminagashi teaches the importance of self expression, provides the mystery of an undetermined result and includes the use of various techniques to challenge the imagination. Other expertise includes creating interesting colorful contemporary and traditional acrylic marbled designs.