ONLINE Papercutting: Inspired by Plants

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ONLINE Papercutting: Inspired by Plants

Fri 12th March 2021 2pm

SKU: CG1203aa12
If you wish to take part but are unable to attend the workshop demo live, please let us know in the notes field when booking. A video playback service is provided to all students for 30 days.
Tutor: Christine Green
Fri 12th March 2pm - 3:30pm workshop demo
Fri 26th March 2pm - 3pm follow up and feedback
(UK timings)

This online workshop is suitable for beginners and improvers.

Workshop Details
Using a variety of plant related resources, Christine will provide you with templates of some of her beautiful and original designs to practice your cutting, as well as showing you how to create your own drawings and designs for successful paper cuts.

From simple leaf-themed tags to more complex cards, you will learn the basics for safe, accurate cutting and developing your own ideas.

Skills and Techniques Covered

  • loading and unloading a blade from a scalpel
  • safe use of scalpel
  • basic top tips for starting papercutting
  • some simple cutting exercises to gain confidence for the blade
  • cutting out various plant themed shapes
  • cutting out a design in reverse
  • cutting out a card with a plant themed image
  • finishing off a cut

Equipment and Materials List

  • Swann Morton Handle number 3
  • Swann Morton Blades number 10A
  • packet of 5 A4 cuttng mat
  • set of small pliers
  • A4 80 gsm paper
  • white photocopy paper
  • A4 cartridge paper
  • masking tape