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Our take on a variety of interesting paper related bits and pieces.

Online Class: Paper + Light

Helen Hiebert was a guest artist at Primrose Paper Arts back in 2009 we have kept in touch ever since.  She is currently offering a brand new online class entitled Paper + Light, which begins on July 6th. In this … Continue reading

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Using the concept of inverse relationships

A few weeks ago we offered an on-line Tips & Tricks session, created by our member Dinah, entitled Notan/Counterchange.  Dinah demonstrated how, by using 2 different coloured papers, positive and negative images can be created. Our member, Lee, came across … Continue reading

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Take a few minutes out of your day . . .

. . . and enjoy some of these paper crafts. A couple of weeks ago we introduced you to the concept of creating your own toilet roll.  Luckily, the shortage and panic-buying seems to be over.  So now that everyone … Continue reading

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Still suffering a shortage of toilet paper?

Then make your own . . . Carriage House Paper offer their insight into what to consider before getting started, how to assess the type of paper you’re after; sizing, thickness, degree of softness, even perfume and printed imagery. Roll … Continue reading

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Quarantine Diaries

Our member, Brenda, was invited to be in this ‘quarantine’ film by artist and film maker Belgin Yucelen. ‘Quarantine Diaries’ 23 creators, 10 countries‘. What a fabulous initiative.

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Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express book sculpture was created as promotional material for the Agatha Christie remake of the film by 20th Century Fox.  As the film is a book adaptation it shows the Orient Express train breaking free from … Continue reading

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Time to get busy: On-line projects

Rachel Hazell, The Travelling Bookbinder, is offering a free small journal project on her blog. Click here for step by step instructions.  Make your own unique cover and send us your results. ******************** Phil Davies, from ArtTutor, is offering a … Continue reading

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MCA Zine Fair

MCA Zine Fair 2020 – Presented with Sydney Writers’ Festival WHEN:  3 May, 2020 TIME:  10:30am-4:30pm WHERE:  Museum of Contemporary Art, 140 George St, The Rocks, Sydney COST:  Free, no booking required The MCA Zine Fair is an inclusive event … Continue reading

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Paper pop-ups – in miniature

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A book within a book within a book

By Claire B I’ve just been reading an article on Atlas Obscura entitled ‘The Surprising Practice of Binding Old Books With Scraps of Even Older Books’.  Published in 2018 it describes the practice of repurposing pages, part pages and scraps … Continue reading

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