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Currently the Web Master for Primrose Paper Arts is Claire Brach

Jette Clover workshop opportunity

In this workshop participants will work with both paper and textile and the combination of these two materials.  Through a variety of exercises they will explore visual and physical layering in compositions and experiment with different collage techniques. Experimentation is … Continue reading

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Bark-cloth and the Origins of Paper

It is widely believed that paper was invented in China by Ts’ai Lun, an official in the Imperial Court, in 105 AD.  However, in 1987, Dr. Rod Ewins, who was at that time the Head of the Tasmanian School of … Continue reading

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Equipment needing a new home

By Dinah Beeston With our studio undergoing major renovations there will be less room for storage of equipment and materials, and the committee has had to be ruthless in deciding what we will keep and take into the new space. … Continue reading

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The end of an era

By Dinah Beeston Well we are heading for the end of an era with the closure of the Primrose Park Art & Craft Centre for renovations. All our equipment and materials have been packed up ready for going into storage. … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Bridges

Ewart Gallery 33 Laurel Street, Willoughby presents:

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New Plant Species

A new species of plant has been found at Primrose Park!!! By Dinah Beeston It was discovered by Jill Elias who has named it as Kaffe Kuppus Recyculata Non-plasticata.  I haven’t seen the plant, however the sub-species that I saw … Continue reading

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And a little more fun with silk products ……

The silk paper workshop had Helen Lo thinking further than making paper with her materials. So by pulling out, twisting and dyeing a silk hankie she was able to create a variegated green yarn, to be wrapped around wire to … Continue reading

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