Marywood University in Scranton offers handmade art workshops from July 18 through August. 21

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Extract from a press release:

Marywood University in Scranton offers continuing education summer art workshops during the months of July and August. These workshops include:

Papermaking workshop: Sunday July 18 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Paper Room on the second floor of the Insalaco Center for Studio Arts

Participants will make pulp from recycled papers and create new sheets of paper with additions of their choice. All supplies are included, but participants are encouraged to bring their own dried or pressed flowers. The cost of the workshop is $ 40 payable that day.

Handmade mugs: Saturday July 31 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Ceramics Room on the first floor of the Center Insalaco des Arts Studio

Participants will unroll a clay plate and add a handle to create a mug to include a favorite quote, initials, or design on the side to enjoy each morning with coffee or tea. The cost of the workshop is $ 50 and includes three pounds of clay, glazes and fires.

Coil manufacturing workshop: Saturday August 7 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the ceramic room on the first floor of the Insalaco Center for the Performing Arts

Participants will learn the basics of flattening and paddling to create functional and decorative containers. This workshop will provide participants with historical notes as well as hands-on experience to help them better appreciate this ancient art. Participants will explore the process of rolling up to create a variety of bowls, cups and vases. The cost of the workshop is $ 120 and is open to all skill levels, and all forms of expression will be encouraged.

Beginning of calligraphy: Saturday August 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in room 336 of the Insalaco Center for Studio Arts

An easy introduction to calligraphy includes instructions on how to set up your space, how to hold the pen correctly, and the proper movements to make perfect letter strokes. A special calligraphy marker is included, as well as special calligraphy papers for a small fee. The cost is $ 35 plus a material fee of $ 10, payable to instructor Margie Zaums that day.

For more information on these workshops, contact Christine Medley at [email protected]

Marywood University (2300 Adams Ave., Scranton) prepares students to make a positive impact on society regionally and globally while providing each student with the foundation for success in an interdependent world. Founded in 1915 by the Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, the university serves men and women of various origins and religions.

The university welcomes more than 3,000 students in a range of undergraduate and graduate programs. Committed to enriching human life, Marywood provides a framework of educational excellence that enables students to fully develop as individuals and to master the professional and leadership skills necessary to meet human needs.

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