2017

Artist Claudia Lee
Paper/Boxes/Bookmaking

Three 2-day Workshops

March 13 – 18, 10 am to 4 pm

Instructor: Claudia Lee

Claudia Lee will be at SASi for one week teaching 3 separate 2-day workshops.
Claudia Lee of Liberty, Tenn. is a studio artist, designer, author and instructor working in
handmade paper, boxes and books. Matthew English, her full-time studio assistant at Liberty
Paper, will be assisting witthe boxes, decorative papers as well as text blocks for the
h the class. This is a special opportunity to work with an experienced
artist in this medium. Claudia will provide all the materials needed for each class - to make
books. Website: claudialeepaper.com

To Register call SASi at 704-739-5585. SPACE IS VERY LIMITED.
Registration is complete when payment is confirmed.

Cost: $110 SASI member, $120 Non-Member for each 2 day workshop
Time: 10 am to 4 pm each day
Lunch: “Bring your own lunch”
Supplies Included: Claudia will provide Supplies. See list below.
Students Should Bring: Notebook for notes, additional decorative papers or scraps for
embellishments to personalize your creations (buttons, ribbons, beads, found objects, etc.)
Skill Level: All levels welcome.
SIGN UP NOW. SPACE IS VERY LIMITED.

Workshop #1 Papers / Stitched Boxes

March 13-14 (Mon-Tues)

Day 1. Create your own decorative papers and use them, along with
handmade paper provided by the instructor, to make beautiful boxes. Begin
Box-making.
Day 2. Learn how to make patterns for various box sizes & shapes and
employ clever construction techniques to make the boxes sturdy. Have fun
adding accents of collage, stitching, and other embellishments - buttons &
beads, yarns & ribbons, or possibly additional papers brought from home.

Workshop #2 Papers / Books part 1

March 15 - 16 (Wed-Thurs)

Day 1. Create Decorative Papers - includes 2-3 different processes of
decorating papers to be used in the bookmaking. Begin bookmaking - Strap
Binding with variations
Day 2. Australian Flat Piano Hinge Binding.

Workshop #3 Papers / Books part 2

March 17 - 18 (Fri-Sat)

Day 1. Create Decorative Papers - includes 2-3 different processes of decorating
papers to be used in the bookmaking. Begin bookmaking - Hard Cover Books
Stitched Over Straps.
Day 2. Continuation and finish strap book and, as time allows, make an
assortment of small projects using our decorated papers.


Here is a list of tools and materials Claudia will bring for the workshop.
Claudia will have enough for anyone not wishing to bring or purchase any of these:

Decorative papers or scraps to use for embellishments
Needle tools
Bone folders
Scissors
Rulers
Pencils
Sewing needles with large, narrow eye (such as crewel
needles)
Aleene’s Tacky Glue
X-acto knife and extra X-acto blades
Self-healing cutting mats
Aprons
Rubber Gloves (disposables are good)
Light-weight hammer

Students may wish to bring their
own “Tool Kit” if they have one.

This is a special opportunity to work with an accomplished artist in this medium.  Details and to sign up call SASI.  704 739-5585.  Space is limited.  see her work at http://www.claudialeepaper.com