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Learn about the processes, techniques, and the materials required from life long fiber artist and visual arts educator Christine Miller.
Whether you are teaching students still in the early stages of their fiber exploration, children in public art classrooms, or seasoned fiber veterans looking for a new way to express their life-long love of fiber, Christine puts together an fresh take on a versatile fiber art process – creating Paper Cloth. By purchasing this lab you will have instant access to the following:
Christine’s purpose for all of her Labs is to demonstrate the processes, techniques, and materials used in fiber arts. Her passion will ignite a flame to share your new knowledge in the form of your own creations or through the gift of education for others! When you purchase the Explore Fiber Lab – Paper Cloth, you will have access to a video tutorial demonstrating the process. In addition, you will have access to a downloadable 14 page PDF file, written in a lesson plan format, that will list art education objectives & standards, specific material lists, vocabulary, and a step by step tutorial to make a Japanese Stab Bound book like the one pictured.
We would love it if you share the work you or your students create with us! You can tweet us @explorefiber1 or post photos on Instagram @explorefiber using #explorefiber, , and #explorefiberlab. Explore Fiber is a collaborative community that works with and promotes fiber as a fine art material. Become a member of this community, Explore Fiber with us, and share your own exciting results!
Also included are examples of Christine’s 9th & 10th grade students’ paper cloth they created to cover the book board for their handmade books. We used the same instructions in the art classroom that you will receive in the Paper Cloth PDF File. They turned out so great! The students loved the process, had fun and were pleased with their results. Be sure to share examples of work you or your students create with paper cloth!
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