Papercut Workshop: The Techniques and the Traditions
Saturday, March 21st, 12:30pm – 2:30pm
Craft in America Center
Join us for a workshop that will connect you with the extensive and fascinating cultural heritage of papercutting. Lorraine Bubar will be teaching the technique she uses to create her intricate, painterly papercuts that have exhibited in Los Angeles and abroad. Using papers sourced from the Asian countries where she has traveled, every participant will leave with a complete, unique and colorful papercut and many ideas to continue this technique on their own with the simplest of materials and tools.
Note: Please bring a self-healing cutting board, a metal ruler, pencil, eraser, and an x-acto knife handle with #11 blades.
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About the Artist
Lorraine Bubar is an artist, art educator, and a passionate advocate for the arts. She is a native of Los Angeles and received her B.A. from U.C.L.A. She studied animation at Yale University and her short independent films won numerous awards at animation festivals around the world. Lorraine’s interest in papercutting began when she realized that so many cultures around the world, ranging from Eastern Europe and China to Mexico, utilize papercutting for a variety of uses.