Paper Crafting: Skills and Technique
with Robert Mahar
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05 Signage & Streamers Garland28:51
Class duration: 8h 49mSee all 22 lessons
About The Class
dive in to the art of paper craft.
From making your own paper to marbling and stamping to sculpting hand-crafted objects, paper crafting is an incredible way to express yourself. Join Robert Mahar to explore everything this simple, sophisticated art form has to offer.
You’ll embrace your inner recycler as you learn to create paper pulp and form it into sheets of handmade paper. You’ll also explore the Japanese art of suminagashi and use this centuries-old technique to create gorgeous, marbled paper. You’ll learn basic stamping and patterning techniques that add extra flair to any project. You’ll dive into creating three-dimensional paper crafts as well, from hand-crafted flowers to papier-mache projects to other decorative and functional objects.
Whether you’re looking to create handmade gifts to share with friends or to add new paper craft goods to your Etsy® store, you’ll leave this course equipped and inspired to create dozens of new projects.
How to Make Your Own Paper - Part 123:24
How to Make Your Own Paper - Part 234:33
Using Paper Additives23:54
Invitations and Luminaries20:36
Signage & Streamers Garland28:51
Creating Your Own Rubber Stamp17:14
Stamp Carving Techniques & Design33:26
Making Roller Stamps07:30
Paper Marbling - Part 125:44
Paper Marbling - Part 226:29
Marbling Stationary Set16:27
Making Paper Flora24:40
Giant & Miniature Paper Flora29:26
Crate Paper Flower Varieties32:06
Paper Boutonnieres & Centerpieces23:43
Photo Backdrops & Lanterns26:16
Paper Mache Fruit: Pulp Method21:18
Paper Mache: Creating & Waxing Leaves24:09
Paper Mache Fruit: Finishing15:23
Paper Mache: Pendent Light Base - Part 126:25
Paper Mache: Pendent Light Base - Part 221:30
Finishing Touches: Decoupage & Cord Kit26:27
Robert Mahar is a designer and maker who develops and teaches imaginative crafts and clever do-it-yourself projects through high-quality video tutorials and in-person workshops. The crafty content he develops and presents to his CreativeLive and YouTube viewers, online audience and workshop attendees is often rooted in nostalgia, and his talent for reinventing old-school crafts with a decidedly modern twist has gained him a loyal following. ... read moreSee instructor's Classes
Robert Mahar - Paper Flower Directions.pdf
Robert Mahar - Paper Garland Directions.pdf
Robert Mahar - Paper Marbling Directions.pdf
Robert Mahar - Course Supplies List.pdf
Robert Mahar - Syllabus.pdf
Robert Mahar - Letters Sample.PDF
100% of students recommend this class.
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This class if filled with new and fun ways to use the paper that we have in stock. In addition, the paper technique that utilizes Suminagashi Ink is mind blowing! Anyone who loves to create beautiful things will enjoy this class. Robert is one who is an exceptional instructor, in that when he is demonstrating a new technique, he has an ability to use clear concise language. I have enjoyed the class, and plan to use the gorgeous floral pieces in my studio and home, along with creating a lovely party. Thank you!
Really enjoyed watching this two day Paper Crafting course with Robert Mahar. It was full great paper techniques and inspiration. Roberts has such a calm and positive teaching style. Watching him work through step by step of each project you really pick up lots of wonderful tips and tricks of the trade. Highly recommend it.
Mr. Mahar is a wonderful teacher. His teaching style is as artful as his creations. I appreciate the beauty of the simplicity of his projects and delivery. Bravo!
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