Art Lessons for the Little Ones and the Big Ones | June 2019

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06.06.2019 | 17.00 | Folding it right. Origami lamp | for adults  | free admission

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Join us for workshops of folding origami lamps, to be made from the amazing patterned paper of the Esme Winter and Papiery Dizajn brand. You will make your own  colourful lamps to decorate your interiors and give them a unique feel.

Instructor: Magdalena Rukasz


07.06.2019 |  17.00 | Chibi – Japanese woodblock bookmarks | for adults | free admission

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During the Japanese woodblock workshop, the participants will make their own Japanese bookmark called Chibi. We will use wooden matrices 15 cm x 5 cm in size (bookmark format). Every matrix is two-sided, which will make it possible to make a print in two or more colours. The participants will transfer their patterns to the matrices, cut them out using a chisel, then apply paints using special Japanese brushes and print the image on Washi paper. They will fully master the process of matching colours from both matrices. It will be an opportunity to get acquainted with the techniques of making  Japanese gradient. Project themes are figurative and abstract motifs.

Instructor: Would Cut


08.06.2019 | 11:00 | Chibi – Japanese woodblock bookmarks | for children aged 8+ with guardians | free admission, 

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During the Japanese woodblock workshop, the participants will make their own Japanese bookmark called Chibi. We will use wooden matrices 15 cm x 5 cm in size (bookmark format). Every matrix is two-sided, which will make it possible to make a print in two or more colours. The participants will transfer their simple patterns to the matrices, cut them out using a chisel, then apply paints using special Japanese brushes and print the image on Washi paper. Children will learn the basics of matching colours from both sides of the matrices using simple shapes. Preferred themes are simple geometric patterns related to fauna or flora.

Instructor: Would Cut


11.06.2019 |17.30 | The art of cutting | a workshop for adults | free admission

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One person likes to cut veggies into slices more professionally called Vichy, others like Julienne aka French cuts. There are also enthusiasts of batonnets, which are similar to juliennes, only thicker. One person likes to cut veggies into slices more professionally called Vichy, others like Julienne aka French cuts. There are also enthusiasts of batonnets, which are similar to juliennes, only thicker. There are rhombuses, squares, and an infinity of shapes…But the entire adventure begins on the cutting board, the most basic piece of kitchen equipment. This is the meeting place of  vegetables, knives,  and our creativity. During the workshop, we will make our own custom cutting boards to use for developing our art of cutting.

Instructor: Adam Rejak


16.06.2019 | 11:00 | Photo album | workshop for adults | free event

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Analogue photography is slowly regaining popularity and we increasingly decide that it’s actually better to deal with paper, rather than digital, photos.  Photo album  creation workshops can be a good pretext to print photos stored on phones or to segregate and add those which were developed and are lying around in drawers.  How are we going to make albums? We will need a set of  ready papers, semi-transparent tracing paper , a threat and needle. All the layers will be joined together using Japanese sewing and the final touch will be the botanical imprint on the cover.

Instructor: Aleksandra Banaś


16.06.2019 |  15:00 | Printing Workshop – A Meadow Poster | workshop for adults | the event is free

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The inspiration for the workshop are richly illustrated old botanical atlases, in which every sample is drawn with incredible accuracy and care for details, and Latin names are beautifully calligraphed. During the class, we will make botanical posters featuring Polish meadows.  Using stamps presenting stalks and leaves of various meadow plants, we will create our own compositions and we will design and print a poster. To print the posters, we will use professional light-resistant printing paints and high quality paper.

Instructor: Joanna Kurkiewicz


26.06.2019 | 17:30 | Carpentry workshop – wooden lamp | workshop for adults | free admission

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Wood is a natural and elegant material. It is durable, universal and flexible. For years, designers have been using it for many purposes, creating original interior design decorations. During the workshop, the participants will  create  wooden desk lamps that will become original decorations for any interior. 

Instructor: Daniel Taszbajew


All workshops will take place in Litewski Square (the workshop space is located in front of the building of Maria Curie- Skłodowska’s University’s Faculty of Political Science).  

All events are free, the number of places is limited.

Register via online form. Registrations begin on 25.06.2019 at 11.00 and are open until such time as all places have been filled. Every person is allowed to select maximum  2 workshops to register.