Workshops

All in-person workshops are currently posponed due to Covid-19. All workshops listed here are offered online via Zoom.

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Workshops: All
Type Title Instructor Summary Status
Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Monday, November 2, 2020, 4:00 PM
End: Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 6:30 PM
Rea de Guzman

Learn the essentials of mixing colors for making art: color theory, application, and washes for painting, illustrating, and more!

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, November 7, 2020, 2:00 PM
End: Saturday, November 7, 2020, 4:30 PM
Elaine Chu

Learn how to work with melted beeswax, paper ephemera, and found images to create stunning art!

Closed
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, November 9, 2020, 5:00 PM
End: Monday, November 9, 2020, 7:00 PM
Stephanie Jucker

Create a little handmade pop-up book nestled in a tin.

Wait-list
Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 4:00 PM
End: Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 6:00 PM
Juliayn Coleman

Encore class scheduled for December! Please scroll down to find/register.

Wait-list
Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 3:00 PM
End: Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 5:00 PM
Bettina Pauly

Add some magic to your day: make a Magic Wallet and then transform it into a Jacob’s Ladder!

Open
Arts
Sessions: 3
Start: Friday, November 13, 2020, 5:00 PM
End: Sunday, November 15, 2020, 1:00 PM
Shawn Sheehy

Learn basic pop-up skills in this family-friendly Community Workshop.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 3
Start: Monday, November 16, 2020, 4:00 PM
End: Monday, November 30, 2020, 6:00 PM
Ann Miller

Dive deep into calligraphy design with Futhark runes and related ancient Anglo-Saxon phonetic scripts.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, November 19, 2020, 5:00 PM
End: Thursday, November 19, 2020, 7:00 PM
Stephanie Jucker

Find out how to combine decorative papers and collage with pop-up techniques to create delightful greeting cards.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Saturday, November 21, 2020, 10:00 AM
End: Saturday, November 21, 2020, 1:00 PM
Béatrice Coron

Looking at historical forms of Japanese and Victorian paper theaters, we will explore new ways to tell a story with cut papers.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Sunday, November 22, 2020, 9:00 AM
End: Sunday, November 29, 2020, 11:00 AM
Nina Eve Zeininger

With just a few simple tools, a bit of paint & paste, learn to decorate and pattern your own paper for book covers, endsheets, or wrapping paper.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, November 22, 2020, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, November 22, 2020, 3:00 PM
Nina Eve Zeininger

Can’t quite remember how to punch your cover board? How to create a consistent Coptic stitch? What the heck is a pastedown anyway? Come refresh your Coptic memory with one of SFCB’s Bookbinding Core instructors.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Thursday, December 3, 2020, 5:00 PM
End: Thursday, December 3, 2020, 7:00 PM
Stephanie Jucker

Discover how to make decorative gift wrap and tags using easy to find materials and simple printing techniques.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, December 5, 2020, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, December 6, 2020, 12:00 PM
Solange Roberdeau

Learn to apply metal leaf to paper, wood and stone as a compositional element.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, December 6, 2020, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, December 6, 2020, 3:00 PM
Judi Tentor

Learn how to use this historic alternative photographic process to create multiple prints from hand drawn negatives and photograms from your chosen objects.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 2
Start: Monday, December 7, 2020, 4:00 PM
End: Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 6:00 PM
Orlie Kapitulnik

Create your own quarantine print shop in this introductory soft block carving class!

Open
Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: Thursday, December 10, 2020, 4:00 PM
End: Thursday, December 17, 2020, 6:00 PM
Juliayn Coleman

Autumn is pretty much over, but you can save a little bit of it by grabbing some fallen leaves for this print technique and binding workshop.

Open
Arts
Sessions: 6
Start: Friday, December 11, 2020, 5:00 PM
End: Sunday, December 20, 2020, 12:00 PM
Shawn Sheehy

This workshop removes the restraint of FLAT from the codex page. Imagine binding drawer-like boxes into a sort of book block, complete with its own cabinet-like case. Inside each of these boxes will be something mechanical made from paper. In this workshop you will learn to build just such a Cabinet of Paper Mechanical Curiosities.

Open