Artist Claudia Lee
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
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
Sewing needles with large, narrow eye (such as crewel
Aleene’s Tacky Glue
X-acto knife and extra X-acto blades
Self-healing cutting mats
Rubber Gloves (disposables are good)
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