Category Archives: Member Activities

Recycled prints

By Claire Brach I’ve recently been playing with some of my old print proofs and have pulped them into new paper to experiment with. My first attempt – which you can follow in full here – resulted in these A4 … Continue reading

Posted in Activities: Other, Member Activities, Paper, Print-making, Techniques | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Brooklyn Art Library

Ever created a sketchbook?  Well at the Brooklyn Art Library you can find tens of thousands of sketchbooks from around the world. Want to have your sketchbook in the library?  Here’s how: Sign up, receive a blank sketchbook, fill it … Continue reading

Posted in Activities: Other, Book Making & Binding, PPA General News, Techniques | Leave a comment

MUNE Visit

By Dinah Beeston MUNE (Macquarie University Nihon Engo) is a group of women who meet regularly to share and learn about Japanese culture.  MUNE, which means heartfelt, is made up of Japanese, Australian and other nationalities. Last week 19 members … Continue reading

Posted in Activities: PPA, Member Activities, Paper, Techniques, Workshops, Workshops: PPA | Leave a comment

dark shadows stronger light

By Sue Davie This paper was made by Jill Elias from recycled mount board, which I purchased at our recent exhibition. I always gravitate to Jill’s handmade papers and this one was particularly interesting due to the texture, tone and … Continue reading

Posted in Member Activities, Paper, Techniques | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

The (nearly) fought over monoprint

The internal musings of a Primrose Paper Arts member By Claire Brach It seems longer, but was in fact only 2 weeks ago that all members exhibiting in our Shadow and Light exhibition got together to deliver their artworks and … Continue reading

Posted in Activities: PPA, Exhibitions, Exhibitions: PPA, Member Activities | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Seaweed Paper

By Dinah Beeston Recently Jess contacted us about making paper out of seaweed. She is currently completing her honours degree at UNSW art and design and for her honours project she is investigating how seaweed could be transformed into packaging. … Continue reading

Posted in Activities: PPA, Member Activities, Paper, Techniques | Tagged , | Leave a comment

In the studio: Experimenting with larger paper

By Claire Brach My paper making journey has mainly consisted of making sheets not much bigger than A4 or 30cm square and I’ve been keen to make some larger sheets.  So Robert and I had a day in the studio … Continue reading

Posted in Activities: PPA, Member Activities, Paper, Techniques | Tagged , , | 4 Comments