SU 2018 – Papel Picado

Venue: 1131 Mission Street

Papel Picado

This class will start with the introduction of the indigenous mesoamerican craft of papel picado, we will concentrate on the concept of negative and positive space, the cutting of paper with X-acto knife, and the variations of paper including it's properties of weight and texture. This class will move into the manipulation of paper to create 3D sculptural work and wearable designs. We will discuss methods of creating movement vs rigid structure through intense methods of paper manipulation.

Instructor: Beatriz Vasquez, BFA

Dates: 5 class meetings / Mondays, July 16, 23, 30, August 6, 13

Time: 6:30-9:30 pm

Tuition: $215

Special Rates!

Register with a friend and get 10% off the class fee.
Register with 5 friends and one person can take the class FREE OF CHARGE!
Registrations must be made at the same time by the same person for the discount to apply. For inquiries and to take advantage of special rates, email: education@rootdivision.org

And if you don’t see what you want here, we would love to hear your suggestions for future classes.
Please email Lindsay Howland at education@rootdivision.org with your ideas!


COVID UPDATE

In response to the current COVID-19 situation, and the CDC statement on May 11, 2023, masks are not required but encouraged at Root Division.

If you are feeling sick, please do not come into the space - feel free to reach out and we can discuss options for making up missed material.

We ask this as a show of community care and a move towards continued safety while gathering in-person.


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