Category Archives: Activities: Other

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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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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Time to get busy: On-line projects

Rachel Hazell, The Travelling Bookbinder, is offering a free small journal project on her blog. Click here for step by step instructions.  Make your own unique cover and send us your results. ******************** Phil Davies, from ArtTutor, is offering a … Continue reading

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A Pull to the Centre

By PPA member, Suzie Shaw Writing this in quiet isolation in Tea Gardens I have no diaries to draw on so I will focus on the most recent trip I made to Central Australia in September 2019, specifically Ross River … Continue reading

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Exploring paper weaving – Part 2

In January I wrote about Dinah’s paper weaving experimentation (Click here to read that article and see her previous work) and  hoped we would get an update on her latest pieces.  She brought some of them to our recent meeting. … Continue reading

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Sewing box

By PPA member Diana Brandt I made this box whilst locked inside in January due to poor air quality from the bush fires. Rather than using fabric, which is usual, I used paper to cover the templates for the box.  … Continue reading

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Drawing Journeys: Fold Out Artists Books

By PPA member Cecelia Clarke At the recent Sturt Summer School I participated in Sara Bowen’s ‘Drawing Journeys Fold Out Artists Books’ five day course.  Bowen, a printmaker who has taught at Primrose Paper Arts studio in the past, set … Continue reading

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Exploring paper weaving

Yesterday at our group social day I was interested in the paper weaving being done by our member Dinah.  She’s currently one of many people worldwide who are undertaking an on-line paper weaving workshop with Helen Hiebert. Although only part … Continue reading

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