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Handmade Books: Paste Paper--Suminagashi

Program Number: 2504RJ
Start and End Dates:
8/17/2014 - 8/22/2014;
Duration: 5 nights
Location: West Virginia
Price starting at: $487.00 - Price may vary based on date, departure city
Program Type: Crafts
Meals: 15; 5 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 5 Dinners    
Meal Options: Low Fat; Vegetarian    

Students will create nine to ten hand-made books using paste paper technique and suminagashi. The books will take different forms such as accordion, scroll, oriental bindings and self-bound books. Paste paper will be used to create interesting and unusual backgrounds. Suminagashi, an ancient form of paper marbling using inks and water, will be explored.




Please note that there may be additional fees for supplies required. Please call for additional information.



Coordinated by Cedar Lakes Crafts Center.




Accommodations
Conference center in tranquil, natural surroundings; A/C; non-smoking. All meals included with home-style cooking in dining hall.
Meals and Lodgings
   Cedar Lakes Conference Center
  Ripley, WV 5 nights
 Cedar Lakes Conference Center
Type: Conference Center
  Description: Conference Center in tranquil, natural surroundings with air conditioning, non-smoking, and homestyle cooking in our dining hall.
  Contact info: 82 FFA Drive
Ripley, WV 25271 USA
phone: 304-372-7860
web: www.cedarlakes.com
  Room amenities: Cozy comfortable rooms with private bath, air conditioning, clock/alarm radio, color tv, small round table with chairs and scenic view.
  Facility amenities: There is an outdoor swimming pool on premises.
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes
  Additional nights prior: $65 a night for private room. We have lodging before and after program when available. Must have reservation in advance. Phone Cedar Lakes Conference Center at 304-372-7860.
  Check in time: 2:00 PM
  Additional nights after: $65 a night for private room. We have lodging before and after program when available. Must have reservation in advance. Phone Cedar Lakes Conference Center at 304-372-7860.
  Check out time: 11:00 AM


Travel Details
  Start of Program:
5:00 PM Dinner in Dining Hall & Orientation 7:00 PM You will be staying at Cedar Lakes Conference Center that night.
  End of Program:
Program ends after lunch. You will be staying at Cedar Lakes Conference Center the night before.
  Required documents:
The Road Scholar Health & Safety Form is required.
  Parking availability:
Parking is free for the length of the program.
Transportation
To Start of Program
  Location:  Ripley, WV
  Nearest city or town:  Parkersburg, WV and Charleston, WV.
  Nearest highway: Interstate-77
  Nearest airport:  Yeager Airport in Charleston, WV - Airport Code CRW
  From End of Program
  Location: Ripley, WV
    (Additional transportation information same as above)
Travel Details
 

Ripley, WV

 

From Airport

 
 

Service:

 

Hotel Shuttle
Cedar Lakes Conference Center
phone: 304-372-7860
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

$40
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

40 minutes 

 

Distance:

 

40 miles

   

Need to call in advance to request airport pickup from Yeager Airport in Charleston, WV.

 
Driving Directions
  If you are traveling from the east. Cedar Lakes Crafts Center is located about 3 miles off Interstate-77 near Ripley, WV, south of Parkersburg, WV and north of Charleston, WV. If you are traveling from the east, consider Interstate-68 and Route 40 through Cumberland, MD to Morgantown, WV, south on Interstate-79 to Clarksburg, west on Route 50 to Parkersburg, and south on Interstate-77 to Ripley. Exit Interstate at Exit 132, at bottom of exit ramp, make a left on Route 21 north, go under Interstate, make first right onto Cedar Lakes Drive, Cedar Lakes Conference Center will be 3 1/2 miles on right. Many of the by-ways off the interstate are quite scenic, but they can tend to slow your progress (especially Route 33 East, despite AAA recommendations).
  If you are traveling from the west. Cedar Lakes Crafts Center is located about 3 miles off Interstate-77 near Ripley, WV, south of Parkersburg, WV and north of Charleston, WV. If traveling from the west, drive through Columbus, OH on Interstate-70 and south on Interstate-77 to Ripley. Exit Interstate at Exit 132. At bottom of exit ramp, make a left turn on Route 21 north, go underneath Interstate, make first right onto Cedar Lakes Drive. Cedar Lakes Conference Center is 3 1/2 miles on right. From Louisville, KY, travel on Interstate-64 to Charleston and north on Interstate-77 to Ripley. Exit Interstate at Exit 132. At bottom of exit ramp, make a right turn on to Route 21 north, make immediate first right onto Cedar Lakes Drive. Cedar Lakes Conference Center will be 3 1/2 miles on right. Many of the by-ways off of the interstate are quite scenic, but they can tend to slow your progress (especially Route 33, East, despite AAA recommendations).
Equipment Requirements: Students may bring any tools they have already for hand made books. Supplies: All of this will be available-just bring what you have on hand. Pencils and erasers, metal ruler (cork backed recommended), small T-Square could be handy, but not necessary, scissors, paper towels, an exacto blade holder and number of new blades-Size 11, Utility knife (box cutter) with a sharp blade, self-healing cutting mat, old telephone books (for gluing on), stylus - double ended wooden or plastic handle, bone folder, wax paper Decorative paper to use for covering the books - this can be paste paper sheets, hand made paper, or any paper you like We will be creating Paste Paper Technique decorated paper for your book covers and pages.Ribbons or cord for book closures (some will be available) All glues and pastes will be provided. Paper for the Paste paper technique will be available for a fee. Lab fee of $10 will cover some paper, paste, glues, backing boards, cord & ribbons and acrylic paste.
The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.


Daily Schedule

Day 1: Registration/Orientation
(Sunday, August 17)
   
 Afternoon: Arrive for program registration.
 Dinner: Served 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
 Evening: Orientation is at 7:00 PM.
   
Accommodations: Cedar Lakes Conference Center
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2: Class/Entertainment
(Monday, August 18)
   
 Breakfast: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 7:30 AM - 8:15 AM.
 Morning: Class starts at 8:45 AM.
 Lunch: Served at Lakeview dining hall from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM.
 Afternoon: Class continues until 4:30 PM.
 Dinner: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
 Evening: Entertainment at 7:00 PM.
   
Accommodations: Cedar Lakes Conference Center
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Class/Open Studio
(Tuesday, August 19)
   
 Breakfast: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 7:30 AM - 8:15 AM.
 Morning: Class begins at 8:45 AM.
 Lunch: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
 Afternoon: Class continues until 4:30 PM.
 Dinner: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
 Evening: Open Studio begins at 6:30 PM.
   
Accommodations: Cedar Lakes Conference Center
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Class/Entertainment
(Wednesday, August 20)
   
 Breakfast: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 7:15 AM - 8:30 AM.
 Morning: Class begins at 8:45 AM.
 Lunch: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM.
 Afternoon: Class continues until 4:30 PM.
 Dinner: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
 Evening: Evening entertainment begins at 7:00 PM.
   
Accommodations: Cedar Lakes Conference Center
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Class/Open Studio
(Thursday, August 21)
   
 Breakfast: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 7:15 AM - 8:30 AM.
 Morning: Class begins at 8:45 AM.
 Lunch: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM.
 Afternoon: Class continues until 4:30 PM.
 Dinner: Banquet served in Lakeview dining hall from 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM. We will do a walk through the classrooms to see what participants accomplished during the week.
   
Accommodations: Cedar Lakes Conference Center
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Class
(Friday, August 22)
   
 Breakfast: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 7:15 AM - 8:30 AM.
 Morning: Class begins at 8:45 AM.
 Lunch: Served in Lakeview dining hall from 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM. Program ends after lunch.
   
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
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