In celebration of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), I led a bookmaking workshop that featured Papel Picado (The art and craft of decorative cut paper) as part of my artist residency in bookmaking at the the Panorama City Branch Library, supported by the Los Angeles Department of Cultural … [Read more...] about Celebrating Día de Muertos with Papel Picado!
Join the fun and create a unique photo album in which to honor family and friends in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month!! Learn single signature binding, the pamphlet stitch, and how to create pockets for treasured items as well as how to use all kinds of beautiful and festive materials! Free, … [Read more...] about “Make A Photo Album”
Join us for a workshop for children and families to create their own "folded fan" books using accordion, pop-up and Papel Picado techniques! All ages are welcome. Come join the fun! This workshop is part of my Department of Cultural Affairs Artist Residency at the Sunland-Tujunga Public Library, … [Read more...] about “Make Your Own Book””
In our recent program at the Granada Hills Branch Library of the LAPL, 23 participants created "folded fan" books, comprised of an accordion spine, front and back covers, and fan pages. In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, they added their own "Picado Papel", decoratively cut and punched … [Read more...] about National Hispanic Heritage Month: A Bookish Celebration
Part of my Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs Artist Residency at the Granada Hills Branch – Los Angeles Public Library. Thanks to Children's Librarian Alice Schock, Senior Librarian Pamela Rhodes, and the LA DCA To celebrate Latino Heritage Month, join us for a Papel Picado Bookmaking … [Read more...] about Papel Picado Bookmaking Workshop