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Creating with Paper

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Course Description:

A simple everyday material can be a huge source of inspiration. Come and see what paper can do!

Nov. 3: Exploring
Following an overview of various kinds of paper and their usage, receive hands-on experience with five different manipulations of paper.

Nov. 17: Moving Forms
Exciting effects can be produced by the interplay of shape and movement with suspended forms of paper like a mobile or an ornament. Learn how to expand a form by using various techniques.

Dec. 1: Weaving
Simple to complex patterns can be built up by weaving. By cutting paper in a certain way and inserting paper strips, create a designer placemat.

Dec. 8: Stationary
Just in time for the holidays, use different methods and pop-up shapes to make cards with creative matching envelopes.

*Participants will be provided a list of supplies to bring to class. *


Tuition: $70.00

Additional Fees: $0.00

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Fridays, Nov. 3, 17; Dec. 1, 8 *1:00 – 4:00pm* (4 sessions)


CSUMB at Ryan Ranch


Bela Ravikumar has taught art for over 35 years and her own work has been featured in exhibits worldwide. Bela's work can be seen at