Category Archives: Member Activities

Decorating paper vessels

Following on from our vessel making workshop earlier this year our member Lee has been adding decoration to hers.  Choosing a minimalist design (a little Art-deco, perhaps?) and a range of coloured markers she has added interest to both the … Continue reading

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June Social Day

This week saw us back in the studio face-to-face although still social-distancing.  The turnout was amazing, everyone looked delighted to finally be returning to some semblance of normality. Diana brought her latest book, a mix of handmade and commercial paper, … Continue reading

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Review: Online T&T 3

Eucalyptus oil print transfer This was a challenge for some of our members and would probably work better face-to-face with Sue. Dinah: I’ve tried a number of methods of transferring photos and struggled with most of them. Sue’s clear directions … Continue reading

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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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Vintage etching plates and eco-dyed paper

By PPA member Lee Downes During the last few weeks I’ve become addicted to eco-dyeing paper.  Unwrapping every sopping package is like opening a Christmas present – I never know what the results will be.  Each piece of wet paper … Continue reading

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Online T&T 3: Update

The Joy of Eucalyptus Oil Transfer We’re delighted to have received an update to the current Tips & Tricks challenge.  Sue has been working on a new piece and has sent the following to share with everyone. ——————– This is … Continue reading

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Online T&T 3: Eucalyptus Oil Transfer

Tips & Tricks Challenge 3 Notes before starting: As we are currently unable to meet as a group face-to-face we welcome everyone to our online Tips & Tricks sessions. We hope our members, website followers, and anyone else who stumbles … 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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May Virtual Social Day

Still being unable to meet at our venue we held our second virtual social day on Monday. Here’s what some of our members have been doing. Dinah Another virtual social day and I have to decide what to do.  I … Continue reading

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Syd Pemberton: Exploring small vessels

By PPA member, Syd Pemberton. Working on the small vessels I made at our recent class I have added paper inside them to create my version of jelly fish. I am intending to mount them on a  wire ring and … Continue reading

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