777 NW Beach Drive
Newport, OR 97365
Directions: Google Maps and other online mapping programs can have a problem directing you to the VAC. Here are the easiest directions to follow: heading north or south on Hwy. 101, turn west on NW 3rd St. Proceed straight down the hill. At the second stop sign, turn right. One short block later, turn left under Nye Beach archway. Proceed straight to Nye Beach turnaround and parking lot. The VAC is the large blue and gray building off the turnaround. To director offices and upper parking lot: turn west of Hwy. 101 at NW 3rd St. Head down hill. At second stop sign, continue straight 1.5 blocks, with the Sylvia Beach Hotel remaining on your left. The VAC administrative offices can be accessed through the smaller, upper parking lot.
The 18th annual Newport Paper Arts Festival offers 17 classes over the three days of April 19, 20 and 21, given by 13 instructors.
"Mighty Metal Mini Journal"
Carve a design into book board, emboss metal into the carving and then antique it. Color and stamp the leather spine to add richness to the finished piece. Unique stitching patterns, button closure and beads finish the volume and help make it distinctively yours. Complete two little books in class. Tucked into a purse or pocket, this little volume packs a big punch with its deeply detailed metal cover and the richly colored leather spine
Skill Level: All Levels; Class Limit: 16; Materials Fee: $15
"Mighty Metal Mini Journal" is taught by Doris Arndt, who has shared her love of book binding, jewelry making and working with other media for over 15 years by teaching workshops and exhibiting throughout the country. Her non-traditional approach and innovative bindings have been published in magazines and in books.
To register for this class, download the registration form. For more information, download the complete brochure, or contact Newport Visual Arts Center Director Sally Houck, at 541-265-6569, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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