Jeanette Kuvin Oren has created Judaic art for more than 400 synagogues around the world. She is best known for Ark curtains, Torah covers, Wall hangings, and glass and metal Ark doors. Jeanette also creates painted, calligraphed, and papercut art. She has been doing Judaic Art for 35 years and has taught hundreds of adults and teens about the many Jewish arts. 

Parochet for Congregation Beth Sholom,

Teaneck, 2002

Congregation Beth Sholom

Sunday, December 6th, 7pm

During this one-hour zoom workshop you will learn the history of Jewish papercutting, tour Jeanette's Judaic Art studio, and create a papercut work of art. Your zoom link and password will be sent from CBS.

DOWNLOAD your papercutting template here. Print the pdf on regular printer paper and save for cutting during class. Yes, it prints backwards! Make sure you have your supplies ready before the workshop:

Supply List for Papercutting Workshop

  1. Printout of the papercutting template. Print the pdf on your home printer with your regular paper. Yes, it prints backwards.

  2. #11 Hobby Knife and Blade. It does not have to be a name brand, but it should have a #11 blade. They can be purchased at Amazon, Staples, Target, Wal-Mart, and at most hardware stores. 

  3. Piece of cardboard to put under your papercut while you are cutting (or a self-healing mat used for cutting fabric and paper). Cardboard should be thick enough to protect the surface of your table from the blade.

  4. Glue stick or Elmer's glue.

  5. Backing paper (any color you like) to go behind your finished papercut. Colored papers are available at the stores listed above. Jeanette will talk about background options during class.

Papercutting Kits are also available

for purchase from Jeanette:

Papercutting Kit

Papercutting Kit

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