Category Archives: Member Activities

PPA: Southern get-together

Last week saw us meeting on the south side of Sydney with some of our slightly more distant members.  The theme was book construction and we had several finished examples to check out as well as some works in progress … Continue reading

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PPA: Plant fibre cook-up

By Claire Brach Last week at the studio we got the coppers out as everyone arrived with an array of plant fibres in various states of readiness for boiling. We chopped, stuffed into bags, added water to the coppers, heated, … Continue reading

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PPA Workshop Report

By Dinah Beeston Colour, Composition and Collage Workshop with Claire Brach Did you know that red is the first colour wave that reaches our eyes, and yellow is the most vibrant colour wave?  These were a few of the things … Continue reading

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PPA – Upcoming workshops

Nothing planned for this coming weekend? We have a couple of places still available in the Colour, Composition & Collage workshop with Claire.  Sure to be a fun day exploring which colours appeal, which don’t and how to combine them … Continue reading

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PPA: In the studio

Our new studio was busy on Monday with several members making paper using the new press.  Dinah had the Holland beater in action, churning and pulping denim.  She produced a huge bucket of pulp which we eagerly dipped into. However, … Continue reading

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Dyeing from nature

By Claire Brach Earlier this week I visited a friend who lives on a 5 acre property for a day of natural dyeing.  Having both attended a 5 day plant dyeing workshop in January we were eager to extend our … Continue reading

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Announcing our first Tips & Tricks day for 2019

Paper Play without Glue Let’s kick off the year with a fun day playing with paper and see where our creativity takes us.  There’s only one rule: NO GLUE! Our first Tips & Tricks day for 2019 is scheduled for … Continue reading

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