Virtual Paper Mache Workshop 10/17/20

GoToMeeting -- Online
Oct 17 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm | $20
When you purchase your ticket, the workshop link will be sent to you with instructions. Interested

This live Paper Mache Workshop takes place on October 17 from 10:30 am - Noon. Tickets are $20 for one-on-one instruction with Kimberley Maxwell.

During this 90-minute virtual live workshop, led by artist Kimberley Maxwell, you will learn the basics of Paper Mache. Give old book pages, magazine pages, junk mail, and other unwanted papers a new lease on life and turn them into beautiful bowls of different shapes and sizes. Transform simple materials that you probably have around the house into functional works of art. When you register for the workshop, a GoToMeeting link will be emailed to you.

Materials Needed

Paper Mache Paste

  • all-purpose flour (5-10 cups)
  • table salt (approx. 1/2 cup)
  • water
  • container to make paste (glass or tin foil lasagna pan works)
  • Whisk for mixing paste
  • Plastic Wrap

Bowl or Bowls (used as a mold to build the shape)

  • glass or plastic bowls with a simple bottom
  • can use small bowl or large bowl

Paper to build Bowl or Bowls

  • magazine paper
  • old or new Book pages
  • printer paper (white or color)
  • scrap or new wrapping paper
  • recycled paper
  • photos printed digitally
  • maps
  • and any other paper scraps you may have

Miscellaneous

  • Plastic Gloves (if you don't like getting your hands full of paste)
  • Smock (to protect your clothes if you're a messy creator)
  • Plastic tablecloth or plastic (to protect the surface you will be working on / also
  • good to place one on the floor beneath your working area)

About the Instructor

Kimberley Maxwell; born in Canada and resides in South Florida. She earned her MFA at Florida Atlantic University and was awarded the 2004 South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual and Media Artist Fellowship.

Her work has been included in numerous group exhibitions including:

  • 'NewArt South Florida’ at the Miami Art Museum
  • 'Transparent Visions’ at the Art Center Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, the Armory Art Center in Palm Beach
  • "All Florida Juried Show" at the Boca Raton Museum
  • 'Harmony of my Obsessions’ in the Schmidt Gallery at Florida Atlantic University
Virtual Paper Mache Workshop 10/17/20