Introduction to Paper Cutting: Land and Water
Papercutting is an art that spans history and cultures, from simple silhouettes to intricate designs. Join artist Anna Brones to learn the basic tools and skills of papercutting with an emphasis on island imagery found here at the edge of land and sea. This workshop is suitable for both beginner and intermediate students. Tuition incudes a cutting knife and mat for students to take home, and all other workshop materials will be provided.
Anna Brones is a writer, artist, and educator based in the Pacific Northwest who specializes in creating hand cut illustrations from single pieces of paper. In 2022, in collaboration with her husband Luc Revel, she completed a permanent public art installation for the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial. In addition to her visual art, Anna is also the author of several books including Fika: The Art of the Swedish Coffee Break, Live Lagom: Balanced Living the Swedish Way, and Best Served Wild: Real Food for Real Adventures. She contributes to a variety of digital and print publications and produces Creative Fuel, a newsletter and podcast. Anna is a regular instructor at the National Nordic Museum in Seattle.