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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Corcoran School of the Arts and Design (CCAD)
2D Applications in Paper
2D Applications in Paper
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This course will introduce the beginning student to basic papermaking skills, tools and techniques. Sheets of various fibers and surface characteristics will be covered, as well a range of coloring techniques. Students will learn to prepare and beat cotton fiber and linter and design sheets for specific purposes such as printmaking, bookbinding, and photographic processes. Methods unique to making artwork in handmade paper will be explored, including pulp painting, printing and pulp transfer processes, and a variety of collaging, embedding, and watermark techniques. This course may be offered at the undergraduate level as CPR 3423 and at the graduate level as CPR 5423. The intermediate to advanced student will be able to do more self-directed projects in these areas and graduate students will be required to do a research paper on historical or contemporary papermakers and /or papermaking.

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