Learn how to make your own reusable gift wrap just in time for the holiday season.
Embrace the eco-friendly and hassle free alternative to wrapping paper this holiday season. Join Botanical Artist Tricia Cassady in creating your own reusable gift wrap. Furoshiki are a kind of Japanese cloth traditionally used to transport clothes, gifts, or other goods. In this workshop, you will use acrylic paint with stencils, stamps, and brushes to decorate your own Furoshiki. The cloth can be folded and tied in many different ways allowing for it to have many uses, it can even be a gift itself!
All materials will be provided, just remember to wear clothes you don’t mind getting paint on!
$8 Members / $12 Nonmembers
Tricia Cassady has been involved in art since she can remember. It all started when she used to paint along side her Mother. Her other love is of nature and the outdoors. Tricia currently works as a Conservation Agent for the Town of Middleborough, which allows her to enjoy the outdoors and find inspiration to draw and paint from. Her favorite mediums include pen & ink and watercolor, which she learned to perfect through the Natural Science Illustration Certificate Program at The Rhode Island School of Design, graduating from the program in June 2006.
Mrs. Cassady also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology with a minor in Scientific Illustration from Bridgewater State College (now University) in Massachusetts. She is a member of the New England Chapter of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators and currently the Membership Director of the National Guild. She also teaches art classes through her studio The Art & Nature Studio. You can find more information about the studio on her Facebook page The Art & Nature Studio.