This 8-week course is offered as part of VisArts Center for Craft Studies program and its registration is underwritten in part by the Windgate Foundation. The course provides a foundation in a wide variety of paper crafting methodologies and introduces a range of genres within the realm of paper crafts. While cultivating a respect for craft, students create functional or nonfunctional objects and explore paper materials as an art form.
Creative design and artisanship are emphasized. Projects include paper cutting, papel picado banners, pop-up cards, paper lanterns, and a variety of artists books including accordion and diamond fold accordion.