How often do we use paper every day of our lives? From to do lists to packaging up our meat at the butcher, mailing that thank you note to a colleague, or when you crack your favorite book open on the couch! Even with technology infiltrating most aspects of our world, paper is a technology that still persists and is still vital to our daily lives. Paper making, by hand, sheet by sheet, is an ancient tradition of our most innate instinctual human nature. Come learn the long lineage of papermaking, the importance of the hand made and the hand written, and hear/see some eye opening facts about the process and the materials used to create paper! Get in touch with your ancestors through learning about the age-old craft of making paper by hand and find value in the arduous and fulfilling process!Please note: This class is a part of Rochester Brainery's "What A Crafty Weekend: Playing with Paper"! You can purchase a full weekend pass here. About the teacher:
Hannah Brook Smith has owned and operated Honey Brook; Prints, Journals, Paper, and Workshops, since 2015. She has her bachelors in Fine Art and Art History, Sustainability/Outdoor Studies, and English from St. Lawrence University. Combining her passions for art, nature, and writing, she crafts a unique experience and process that is rooted in the handmade and combines her passions in a way that activates our hands, hearts, brains, and souls. Come to a workshop and find out while you create something beautiful and functional!