An opportunity to learn the basic elements of the art, as artist Lin Chau leads you through the process of mould and deckle making, preparing plant pulp fibre, pulling a sheet and couching it, then pressing the paper. All age groups are welcome, with no prior experience required, but numbers are limited, so booking is essential. The booking fee of £15 includes a starter pack (UK delivery only) with a simple meshed frame, 4 different kinds of plant fibre, a packet of Orkney native wild flower seeds, some pressed flowers, and 4 pieces of J-cloths. You will need some home items as well, details here.
Numbers are limited to 20, and booking is essential. Here is a link to the ticket system
With the booking system, first choose the date, then move the mouse to the blue box’s centre.
Please note that for anyone participating in this online workshop, you do so at your own risk. Orkney International Science Festival will not be held responsible should an injury occur while carrying out the activities in this online workshop at your own premises.