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Currently the Web Master for Primrose Paper Arts is Claire Brach

April Social Day

Some industrious people turned up for the social day on Monday as you can see: Brenda was planning and cutting a set of concertina books. Sue was making paper from Strelitzia (Bird of Paradise) and using her Okra formation aid.  … Continue reading

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Exploring plant fibre paper

Our member, Claire, has been making paper from a mix of recycled cardstock, pulped orange peel & pith, and banana fibre.  Here is a taste of what she has posted on her own blog: Above: cardstock and orange peel being … Continue reading

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Exploring formation aid

Webmaster note: Sue recently added her recipe for creating formation aid from Okra to our Paper Bites page, today she discusses using Aloe Vera as an alternative. *************************** Article by Sue Bradshaw: I’ve found it’s more effective to use Okra … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Forever Now

Timeless Textiles Gallery 90 Hunter Street Newcastle East NSW P: 0408 483 913 http://www.timelesstextiles.com.au 11 April – 6 May 2018 Opening 6-8pm Thursday, 12 April by Lyn Britton Selected from works created by Schey over the last 25 years, the … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Diversion

Webmaster note: We are delighted to see work by our member Brenda Livermore in this exhibition.

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Heliconias

By (new PPA member) Sue Bradshaw: On a recent trip to Queensland’s Sunshine Coast I discovered Heliconias.  They’re such beautiful plants I was compelled to make paper from their leaves. The paper on the left of the image above is … Continue reading

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Tips & Tricks Day: Joomchi

WHEN:  Thursday 12th April, 10am start WHERE:  Primrose Park Art & Craft Centre, Matora Lane, Cremorne, NSW COST:  $10 members, $20 non-members WHAT:  Joomchi Joomchi is an ancient traditional Korean paper technique – creating paper from mulberry bark using just … Continue reading

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