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Wheatpaste Workshop With Votan


Wheat Paste Workshop with Votan

Thursday, June 22, 2017 | 7PM to 9PM

Fee: Donations Based (RSVP Required)

Instructor: Votan of NSRGNTS

Participants will learn how to prep a design, enlarge, make a paste and adhere to surfaces.

Wheat paste is a gel made from wheat flour or starch and water (various recipes exists). It has been used since antiquity for various arts and crafts such as bookbinding, collage, papier-mâché, and adhering posters and notices to walls. A critical difference among wheat pastes is the division between those made from flour and those made from starch. Vegetable flours contain both gluten and starch. Over time the gluten in a flour pastes cross-links, making it very difficult to release the adhesive.