Cereal Box Mechanical Cards

November 7

Cereal Box Mechanical Cards

$50.00

Details Fee Breakdown:
Tuition: $50

Date & Time
Saturday, November 7th ~ 10:00am-12:00pm EST

Create this fun and engaging set of four movable, mechanical cards, each featuring a traditional mechanism made entirely from cereal box chipboard. YOU will provide the image that the mechanism will move, using whatever materials you have on hand. You’ll build a simple wheel, a simple pull tab, a self-guided slide, and a wheel/pull tab combination. All you’ll need—aside from the cereal boxes—is scrap paper, glue, some simple tools, and your imagination! All levels welcome.

This class will be conducted live on Zoom. Participants will receive an email from Peters Valley at least 48 hours prior that includes a link and a password. Only registered participants will be admitted.

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Level: Beginner and Beyond
Workshop Levels

Definitions of Skill Levels for Workshops

  • Beginner and Beyond: Introductory level course that presents basic knowledge of tools, materials and techniques and is geared towards first timers or those who want to improve and expand their technique. It takes time to build skills.
  • Advanced Beginner and Beyond: Instruction that assumes some familiarity with tools, materials and equipment. Includes reviews and builds on basic skill sets, allows for those with more experience to work at their own pace. Further development of fundamentals, participants have had at least one class or equivalent with professional instruction.
  • Intermediate: Course content that assumes a working knowledge of basic studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored. Participants feel comfortable in the studio setting.
  • Intermediate to Advanced: Course content that requires a proficient working knowledge of studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored in class.
  • Advanced: Assumes proficiency and advanced working knowledge of materials and studio tools and equipment so that the focus is on artistic narrative and/or technical development.
Ages: Adult

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Shawn Sheehy

Shawn Sheehy has been teaching book arts courses and workshops on the national level, primarily in paper making and paper engineering, since 2001. His broadsides and artist book editions have been collected by numerous prestigious universities, including Stanford, Carnegie Mellon, University of Chicago, Library of Congress, UCLA, and Harvard. His pop-ups have been featured twice in both Hand Papermaking magazine and Vintage magazine. Sheehy’s trade pop-up book Welcome to the Neighborwood (a mass-market version of his artist book) was released in 2015, winning numerous awards. He’s currently at work on his next trade book, a mass-market version of his artist book Beyond the Sixth Extinction, which will be released through Candlewick in autumn 2018. He holds an MFA in the Book Arts from Columbia College Chicago.

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