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Suminagashi and origami workshop art class with Ruby Silvious

August 12, 2019 11:36 am

COXSACKIE — The Heermance Memorial Library, 1 Ely St., Coxsackie, will host a suminagashi and origami workshop art class at 6 p.m. Aug. 14, Aug, 22 and Aug. 29. With instruction by Ruby Silvious, students will learn the ancient art of Japanese marbling (Suminagashi), and the Japanese art of paper folding (Origami). Using special inks, students will have a blast learning how to marble paper in beautiful colors. While the paper dries, students will make an origami owl from supplied papers.Materials will be supplied.

Silvious is a graphic designer and visual artist. She is internationally recognized for her miniature paintings and collages on the used tea bag. The workshop will be held in three 90 minute sessions.

The free program is for adults and teens. Registration is required, registration opens at 8 a.m. July 29. Parking available in rear of building. To learn more visit www.heermancelibrary.org, or call 518-731-8084.

This Art Class is made possible with public funds from the Decentralization Program of the NYS Council on the Arts, administered in Greene County by the Greene County Council on the Arts through the Community Arts Grants Fund.