Category Archives: Activities: PPA

MUNE Visit

By Dinah Beeston MUNE (Macquarie University Nihon Engo) is a group of women who meet regularly to share and learn about Japanese culture.  MUNE, which means heartfelt, is made up of Japanese, Australian and other nationalities. Last week 19 members … Continue reading

Posted in Activities: PPA, Member Activities, Paper, Techniques, Workshops, Workshops: PPA | Leave a comment

The (nearly) fought over monoprint

The internal musings of a Primrose Paper Arts member By Claire Brach It seems longer, but was in fact only 2 weeks ago that all members exhibiting in our Shadow and Light exhibition got together to deliver their artworks and … Continue reading

Posted in Activities: PPA, Exhibitions, Exhibitions: PPA, Member Activities | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Seaweed Paper

By Dinah Beeston Recently Jess contacted us about making paper out of seaweed. She is currently completing her honours degree at UNSW art and design and for her honours project she is investigating how seaweed could be transformed into packaging. … Continue reading

Posted in Activities: PPA, Member Activities, Paper, Techniques | Tagged , | Leave a comment

In the studio: Experimenting with larger paper

By Claire Brach My paper making journey has mainly consisted of making sheets not much bigger than A4 or 30cm square and I’ve been keen to make some larger sheets.  So Robert and I had a day in the studio … Continue reading

Posted in Activities: PPA, Member Activities, Paper, Techniques | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Recycling blankets with Jill Elias

The Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children was founded in 1880 and was known at that point as ‘The Sydney Hospital for Sick Children’.  In January 1904 its name was changed when King Edward Vll allowed the word Royal to be … Continue reading

Posted in Activities: PPA, Member Activities, Paper, PPA General News, Techniques | Tagged | 3 Comments

March Social Day: A hive of industry!

Our social day was super busy with almost everyone opting to make paper, and using a different type or coloured pulp. Clockwise from top left: Dinah pulped an old skirt that was given to her. Helen was making black paper … Continue reading

Posted in Activities: PPA, Member Activities | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Keiko Ando presentation

On Monday about 17 members gathered in the Primrose Paper Arts studio for our monthly Social Day.  There were groups discussing arts and crafts in Japan, talking about printmaking, experimenting and making paper in all different forms and colours, and … Continue reading

Posted in Activities: PPA, Member Activities, Paper, Techniques | Tagged , | 1 Comment