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Tove Jansson Papercut by Anna Brones

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Virtual Workshop: Papercutting Portraits with Anna Brones

Ready for a creative challenge? Papercutting is an art that spans history and cultures, from simple silhouettes to intricate designs. Join artist Anna Brones to learn about creating a portrait in a papercut!

Ready for a creative challenge? Papercutting is an art that spans history and cultures, from simple silhouettes to intricate designs. Join artist Anna Brones to learn about creating a portrait in a papercut!

Materials needed:

  • A craft knife + extra blades (Anna recommends this one)
  • Self-healing cutting mat
  • Printer paper (for sketching and practicing cutting)
  • Heavier paper (for final papercuts). Anna mostly cuts in black paper, but you can choose what you would like. Anna recommends Canson Mi-Teintes 98 lb (this comes in a variety of colors too!)
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Ruler

This virtual class will take place on Zoom. Log in information will be received via email upon registration.

Please email Education and Interpretation Specialist Kate Dugdale if you have questions or need assistance.


Cost: $25 for Members, $30 general admission

About the Instructor

  • Anna Brones Headshot

    Anna Brones

    Anna Brones is a writer, artist, publisher and producer. She is the author of The Culinary Cyclist, Fika: The Art of the Swedish Coffee Break, Paris Coffee Revolution, Hello, Bicycle, Best Served Wild: Real Food for Real Adventures, and Live Lagom: Balanced Living the Swedish Way.

    Bio
    Anna Brones Headshot

    Anna Brones

    Anna Brones is a writer, artist, publisher and producer. She is the author of The Culinary Cyclist, Fika: The Art of the Swedish Coffee Break, Paris Coffee Revolution, Hello, Bicycle, Best Served Wild: Real Food for Real Adventures, and Live Lagom: Balanced Living the Swedish Way.

    Anna Brones is a writer, artist, publisher and producer. She is the author of The Culinary Cyclist, Fika: The Art of the Swedish Coffee Break, Paris Coffee Revolution, Hello, Bicycle, Best Served Wild: Real Food for Real Adventures, and Live Lagom: Balanced Living the Swedish Way. She is the founder and publisher of Comestible, a print and digital platform devoted to stories and art about food. Her writing, books, and recipes have been featured in places like Saveur, The New York Times, T Magazine, Eater, Cool Hunting, Food52, Bicycling, Sprudge, Adventure Journal, Adventure Cyclist, Taproot, and more.

    Brones also works as a papercut artist, creating graphic illustrations from a single piece of paper. She illustrated Janet Reich Elsbach’s book Extra Helping: Recipes for Caring, Connecting and Building Community One Dish at a Time, and her papercuts are featured as chapter headings in the 2019 edition of Joy of Cooking. Currently, she is working on the Women’s Wisdom Project, a series featuring 100 papercut portraits of amazing women and their insight.

    She loves teaching classes and workshops and connecting with people. For more, visit annabrones.com.