Kids holiday workshop

kw1On Thursday we had a small but very enthusiastic group of children at the studio for the holiday papermaking workshop.

Our member, Jill Elias, showed them how to make plain A5 sheets of paper in white and yellow pulp, and then they were let loose with orange, purple and blue pulp and given smaller moulds to use on their plain sheets.

Jill took them out to the park to look for flowers and leaves that they could include in their papers – they put some in the pulp and laid others on the papers before they went through the press.


There were also lots of small cutouts that they could use to decorate their papers.


It is inspiring working with children because they are so free with their imagination and their creativity and these young girls made some wonderful papers.


Text & photographs: Dinah Beeston


About primrosepaperarts

Currently the Web Master for Primrose Paper Arts is Claire Brach
This entry was posted in Workshops, Workshops: PPA and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Kids holiday workshop

  1. chris hutch says:

    Great work Jill. x


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s