Category Archives: Activities: PPA

And a little more fun with silk products ……

The silk paper workshop had Helen Lo thinking further than making paper with her materials. So by pulling out, twisting and dyeing a silk hankie she was able to create a variegated green yarn, to be wrapped around wire to … Continue reading

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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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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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North Sydney Children’s Festival

By PPA President Dinah Beeston Primrose Paper Arts opened their doors on Sunday as part of the North Sydney Children’s Festival satellite program. Our members shared the following activities with the children and adults who visited us and they all … 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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September Social Day

We had a very industrious get together this week, and everyone was super busy.  Let’s have a look at what some of us were up to. Soyoun Our new member Soyoun was eager to get started and learn how to … Continue reading

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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

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