6 Week Paper Cutting Workshop Starting Monday 11th May 1pm – 3pm 2020
Discover the wonderful art of Paper Cutting on this six week course. Each week will feature a different technique to master this popular craft.
Monday 11th May
On the first session you will receive an A4 cutting mat and high quality scalpel holder plus 25 spare blades. These are yours to keep so remember to bring them each week. We will start by explaining the history of paper cutting and how it has been brought into the modern world of craft.
We will discuss the varieties of papers available and how to read a paper cutting template, after a brief warm up we will cut our first basic template and learn how to mount our work professionally in a simple frame.
Monday 18th May
In session two we will have a quick recap from session one and a will do a small warm up cut to get us nice and relaxed. The main template for this session will involve cutting text and more complex shapes. We will finish by mounting our work using the acetate ‘floating’ technique.
Monday 25th May
In session three we will be learning how to cut a layered template to create a 3D effect. Working with 4 layers we will then mount and frame our work using foam board in a deep box frame.
Monday 1st June
In session four we will be combining collage and paper cutting to create a landscape scene from a mix of vintage and recycled papers, to be mounted in a up-cycled frame.
Monday 8th June
In session five we will be learning how to cut a paper scene in miniature, then mounting it in a tiny match box or domed cloche.
Monday 15th June
On our final session we will be learning how to design our very own paper cuts, working from our own drawings or photos.
After completing this detailed 6 week course you will be well on your way to becoming a confident and focused paper cut artist.
This course is suitable for complete beginners or those who would like to progress their skills learnt on our 2 hour Beginner Paper Cutting workshop.