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Sumi Painting Workshop

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Beginner Origami Workshop

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A Brush with Letters Workshop

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Sewing Structures for Artist Books Workshop

Art in Action: Community Bookmaking

Welcome Home: a drop-in art activity at the Bainbridge Island Senior Center

Creativity Workshop for All: Community Collage

Linoleum Cutting for Artists Workshop

Instructor

Kitty Koppelman

Beyond my limited, intellectual perceptions, when layers of colors join forces they seem to make an image more “real” than the subject itself. The practice of bringing the colors together helps bring me closer to seeing and accepting the true and divine nature of what’s in front of me, not just what I think is there. There are stories to be told in the color, light, depth, and richness surrounding me. In my routine of life, I’m way too unfocused and stingy with my attention to recognize these miracles as they come and go. In my work, I’m attempting to refocus my observation enough to see and to show how thrilling the breadth of reality can be.

Kitty Koppelman (she/her) is an artist based in Olympia, WA whose practice encompasses figurative painting, block printing, letterpress, and more.

Introduction to Folded Books Workshop

Instructor

Becky Johnston

Becky Johnston is an educator and a book artist in Seattle, WA. She is passionate about sharing bookmaking techniques with learners of all ages so that they feel empowered to explore and give voice to their unique vision. She practices curiosity and delight, and loves to wonder and question alongside fellow learners. Her mission is to engage head, heart, and hands so that people can grow as individuals and as a community.

Example Project: Tied Book Binding with Becky Johnston

Art in Action: Community Bookmaking