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Post Conference Workshops with Helen Hiebert



Helen Hiebert, author of Playing with Pop-ups, is offering two half-day workshops at the Kansas City Center for the Ink & Paper Arts,
located at 1427 W 9th St in Kansas City, MO.

Morning Session: POP IT UP / LIGHT IT UP


September 30, 9:30 am – Noon

Explore origamic architecture, a pop-up form of kirigami that involves transforming single sheets of paper from two into three dimensions through a series of cuts and folds. We will create a series of forms that can be transformed into lanterns with small battery operated tea lights. Materials are included in the fee. Registration is open to all.

Please bring the following tools:
Xacto knife
Small cutting mat (9” x 12”)
Pencil
Ruler (12”)
Bone folder
Scissors (optional)

Registration fee is $60.00 for this morning session (or $110 for both–see below)




Afternoon Session: TWISTING TYVEK LANTERNS

September 30, 1:30 pm – 4 pm

In this session, we’ll stain Tyvek, a strong, water-resistant paper-like material, and then delve into an extension of accordion folding to create a series of cylindrical structures. Illuminate these mini paper structures with battery operated tea lights. Materials are included in the fee. Registration is open to all.

Please bring the following:
Small cutting mat (9” x 12”)
Pencil
Bone folder (optional)
Scissors (optional)

Registration fee is $60.00 for this afternoon session (or $110 for both–see below)



Register for both workshops and save $10!



Helen Hiebert is a Colorado artist who constructs installations, sculptures, films, artist’s books and works in paper using handmade paper as her primary medium. She teaches, lectures and exhibits her work internationally and is the author of the books five how-to books. Helen has an extensive network of paper colleagues around the world and her interest in how things are made (from paper) keeps her up-to- date on current paper trends, which she writes about in her weekly blog called The Sunday Paper. Helen holds an annual paper retreat in her Red Cliff studio each September.

Check out Helen Hiebert’s portfolio & other class offerings at her website: http://helenhiebertstudio.com/