Category Archives: Member Activities

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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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

Playing with size noun 1. any of various gelatinous or glutinous preparations made from glue, starch, etc., used for filling the pores of cloth, paper, etc., or as an adhesive ground for gold leaf on books. verb (used with object), … Continue reading

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Paper bits and pieces

By Webmaster I’m just back from the most amazing trip to Italy and thought I’d share a few of the paper related bits and pieces I found during my tour.  Although short of individual time to wander (as this was … Continue reading

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Soyoun Kim: A Piece of Landscape

By Soyoun Kim The above image shows my art work for the Warringah Printmakers Annual Exhibition this year at the Creative Centre, North Curl Curl, and it was also the finalist of Blacktown art prize at the end of 2016. … Continue reading

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