Sat, Nov 20|
Introduce yourself to traditional and non-traditional Japanese papermaking and learn to create beautiful sheets of washi from start to finish.
Date + Time
Nov 20, 2021, 10:00 AM EST – Nov 21, 2021, 4:00 PM EST
Morgan Conservatory, 1754 E 47th St, Cleveland, OH 44103, USA
Taught by Michaelle Marschall
DATE: Nov. 20 - 21, 2021
TIME: 10:00-4:00pm EST
Registration Deadline: Mon, Nov. 15, 2021
Japanese papermaking is an ancient art cultivated over 1,300 years ago and is one of the Morgan’s specialties. In this two-day workshop, you will learn how to create beautiful sheets of washi through both traditional and non-traditional processes of making Japanese paper from start to finish. Using kozo grown in the Morgan’s garden, you will learn how to scrape the bark, cook, and beat the fibers to form strong, translucent sheets of paper. No prior experience required.
Slip resistant close toed shoes
Lunch and beverage for both days
Michaelle Marschall has been on the Eastern and Western paper production staff at The Morgan since 2016. She has taught art to all ages in the Cleveland area since 2002, after completing her BFA at Lake Erie College. Michaelle is a printmaker and has been a resident artist with Zygote Press in Cleveland for over a decade where she also exhibits her work.