2-Day Paper-Palooza!

2-Day Paper-Palooza!


  • ephemera paducah
    Kristin Williams
    Kristin Williams is the owner of Ephemera Paducah. She adores mixed media and messing up her manicures with gesso, paint, glitter and other cool stuff.
  • Day 1 - Paper-Palooza
    May 20, 2022
    10:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Day 1 - Paper-Palooza
    May 21, 2022
    10:00 am - 4:30 pm


If you are into Art Journaling or Collage, you know how much you LOVE using papers that are totally unique to you, and you know what a pain it can be to take up all the space in your studio to make them!

If you’ve taken one of our Gelli Plate Workshops, or done paper printing at home, you know what an “event” it is pulling out paints, paper, the Gelli plates, and having enough drying room for all your luscious paper pulls. And, if you’ve used solvents to alter papers, you know how stinky they can be. Having an outside space and a big studio makes it soooo much easier to enjoy these processes.

We can solve all that in one  TWO fun days!

We are going to have 2 days of paper manipulation and printing so you can learn so new techniques and end up with a stack of beautiful papers to use in your artwork, card making, collage, or art journaling. And some time to play with your creations!

In the morning we’ll work with National Geographic Magazine pages, & solvents that do really cool things.

After lunch, we’ll get into the inks, paints, and stencils and use them on a variety of our most favorite papers — Duralar, Mineral Paper, Ricepaper — to name a few. We’ll use stencils, and tissue papers to create some beautiful transparent papers to use in your work. I’ve fallen in love with Rice paper and we’ll use stamps, inks, and other tools to create some fun stuff.

On day two, we’ll get out the gel printing plates and explore what we can do with paints, stencils and alcohol inks, and some surprises.

After lunch, we’ll break out our art journals and you’ll be handed a stack of blank greeting cards. The part of the class will be free-range “arting” creating with wild abandon!

You will leave with a stack of beautiful papers to use! That we will use to create your own custom paper pad. Fun! Fun! Fun!

Almost EVERYTHING is provided for this class, including lunches, drinks, snacks & Chocolate!!

What to Bring: 

  • A Box of Baby Wipes!
  • Your Art Journal (or purchase a new one when you get to the Studio!)
  • Optional:
    • Bring paper you’d like to print. You will receive a package of @ 40-50 papers, but bring scrapbook paper, old book pages, coffee filters, or just about any paper to try, if you like.
    • Paints are supplied, but feel free to bring a palette of acrylic colors you especially like using. Also if you have alcohol inks you’re interested in trying.
    • IF you have a gel printing plate & brayer (Gel Press or Gelli Arts) bring it to cut down on wait time.

Aprons are supplied as this gets messy. Please don’t wear your Sunday best! 

Minimum 4, Maximum 16. The minimum age to participate is 16

If there’s an arty group who would like to stay in The Loft (it sleeps a maximum of 8 friends in 6 beds) for this workshop, one of you needs to grab the Loft + Class option, below. Check out The Loft for photos and details.

Please review our Covid-19 Policies and Cancellation Policy before registering.


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