Discover the art of paper-making with our one-day workshop!
Whether you’re a complete beginner or just looking to expand your creative skillset, our Introduction to Handmade Paper Making is the perfect place to start. In this hands-on experience, you’ll explore traditional and contemporary techniques for crafting beautiful papers from natural plant fibers and a range of recycled materials.
Led by an expert instructor, you’ll learn about the history and Irish heritage of this art form, as well as the materials and methods used in the process. From pulp making to sheet forming, 3D molding, inclusions, and decorative techniques, you’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of the paper-making process.
Best of all, you’ll leave the workshop with a new skillset and a collection of handmade papers and paper objects to showcase your newfound talent.
All equipment and materials will be provided!
Location: Bracknagh Community Centre
Time: 10:00am to 4:30pm
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How Do I enroll for the “Legacy” Papermaking Workshop?
A: At this stage, we are inviting expressions of interest. Please register your interest and we will confirm your place ASAP. This workshop has limited spaces available, therefore we cannot guarantee a place on the workshop to all applicants.
Q: Do I need to have any prior experience to participate in the “Legacy” Papermaking Workshop?
A: No, the program is open to people (aged 16+)of all skill levels.
Q: How much does it cost to participate in the “Legacy” Papermaking Workshop?
A: The cost for this workshop is €10.00 and payment will be collected on the day of the workshop.
Q: Will I be provided with the necessary materials for the course?
A: Yes, all materials required for the course will be provided.
Q: Is there a lunchbreak?
A: Yes, there will be a lunchbreak. Please bring a packed lunch and some snacks with you.