In the recent class, Cartonnage: Puzzle Box with Nancy Akerly, students made an array of interlocking small boxes set within a larger, lidded box. Hidden underneath the five inset boxes is a secret compartment. Each serves as a niche for special items, collections or whatever the imagination holds.
After being unable to teach in-person last year, Nancy created a number of Zoom classes through her website, Liberty Grove Paper Arts which has links to her videos and much more. We’ve heard from several people that these classes were just what they needed during 2020.
We were so glad it worked out that Nancy and her students could return to our studio this summer and the boxes they created in this two-day class were beautiful.
Like the Puzzle Boxes, Washington Island has many small places nestled within the larger landscape. Before our summer views begin to change into fall scenes, we want to share these island niches with you.