Sunday, April 7, 2013

Life Size Book Exhibition at Chow Girls Parlour

Our final exhibition and celebration at Chow Girls Parlour.

We shared the processes that we used to create the book.
Paper making - paper pulp and screens.

Participants shared their personal Life Size Books.

Thank you JoAnne Peters for contributing your many talents, your role as Artist Assistant and bringing in the poster and book sales!

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Life Size Book Project Print Making

Laura Brown created screens from the imagery created at the first workshop and takes us through the printmaking process. Participants reveal their imagery and visions for the Northeast Life Size Book as they learn the techniques of printing with screens.

Representative Diane Loeffler prints the first one!

ArtShare artist Sara Hanson and project artist assistant JoAnne Peters work with participants to create their prints for their own Mini Life Size Books.

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Life Size Book Project - Creating the Content

Our first workshop! 25 northeast community members arrived to share their visions for a fun-filled brain-storming and sketching session with us and artists Laura Brown and Bridget O'Malley to create the content for the Northeast Life Size Book. 

Kids, youth and adults share their ideas of, experiences in, and what they identify as northeast Minneapolis with papermaker Bridget O'Malley.

Participants share what they have expressed with the group and printmaker
Laura Brown takes the drawings and cut out paper shapes with her to her studio to create the cut out for the printmaking workshop next week.