Category Archives: Activities: Other

Printing on handmade paper

Our member Claire has been printing on some of her handmade paper.  She says: “Although I enjoy creating paper from a variety of materials including plant fibres, old mountboard, teabags and so on, my favourite is always from offcuts of … Continue reading

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New Plant Species

A new species of plant has been found at Primrose Park!!! By Dinah Beeston It was discovered by Jill Elias who has named it as Kaffe Kuppus Recyculata Non-plasticata.  I haven’t seen the plant, however the sub-species that I saw … 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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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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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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Brenda Livermore: Moth Book

You may remember our September social day post where Brenda was working on the layout of a Moth Book. This collaborative project has now been completed and is being exhibited as part of the Warringah Printmakers annual exhibition open every … Continue reading

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Testing ideas with denim paper

By PPA member Harriet Watts Here are some shots of Steph and I making large A2 denim sheets at PPA recently (mid August) using the large vat and hydraulic press. It was great fun but after a long day we … Continue reading

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