Papermaking Classes and Worshops in Wisconsin

Upcoming 2018 Classes:

Introduction to Papermaking - Dana Slowiak of D Squared Studios, Lodi

Learn the basics of making your own paper at own home. This class will introduce you to Western-style papermaking using scrap papers and your blender. We will also discuss inclusions and introducing botanical elements to your papers. Make books, journals, photo albums, or whatever you imagine when you get home.

Friday, March 23
10-12 AM
D Squared Studios

Introduction to Papermaking Workshop - Liz W. Of Wooded Deckle LLC, Twin Lakes

Spend a creative evening learning how to make handmade paper by recycling paper.
We will be making handmade paper in various colors and textures, for a variety of uses, including green tea paper, plant-able seed paper, and colorful flower petal paper.  Kits and mould and deckles will be available for purchase, but are not necessary in order for you to make your own paper at home.

Wednesday, April 18th
6:00-8:30 PM
Wilmot Union High School

Papermaking - UW Madison - Barbara Landes

Create unique translucent and opaque, shaped, textured, and dimensional handmade papers in UW-Madison’s paper mill. Wear your boots and get your hands wet as you explore plant fibers, sheet forming, watermarks, pulp-painting, and other color and inclusion techniques. Learn how to cast paper to create richly detailed 3-dimensional pieces. No experience necessary

5 weeks; Sat, Jun 30-Jul 28
Art Lofts Papermill
111 Frances St.
Madison , WI

Intergenerational Art: Paper Marbling and Drawing - The Warehouse Art Center - Eagle River

Need something to do on a rainy summer day? Come on in with your kids, grandkids, nieces, nephews or any youngster you’d like to share some art time with!  Artist Ryan Doberstien will teach new techniques each week, so feel free to come for more than one!  This series is drop-in, so no registration is required.

Monday July 18th, and 30th
10:00 am - 12:00pm


Wisconsin places where papermaking classes happen:

UW Madison Continuing Studies

Circle of Life Studios - Eagle River

Whispering Woodlands - Artist Retreats and Classes - Verona

Land O' Lakes Arts - Classes and Creative Events - Land O' Lakes

Peninsula School of Art  - Fish Creek

The Clearing Folk School - Ellison Bay

Other Classes of Interest to papermakers:



Do you have an upcoming papermaking class in Wisconsin? We'd love to add you to our list.  Contact us here.

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