Category Archives: Activities: Other

Looking for Christmas gifts?

CLICK HERE for more info and what to expect at this event.  There are also markets being run in Brisbane and Melbourne. Advertisements

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Northern Beaches Art Prize

A huge congratulations to our member, Brenda Livermore, who won second prize in the Waste to Art category in the Northern Beaches Art Prize. We’re very lucky to have a fabulous photo of the piece, entitled ‘Life’s Journey‘. Artist Statement: … Continue reading

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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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