Category Archives: Techniques

A painterly mark

Our member, Diana, is an expert at applying colour to paper; be it with acrylics, water colours or inks.  And she loves a splash of metallic. We’ve seen some of her beautifully filled hand-made books in the past. We’ve seen … Continue reading

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Paper vessels: At home experiments

By PPA member, Lee. I was lucky to be able to complete Day 1 of Louise Gilchrist’s workshop on making small vessels. After making our first vessels with white pulp, we were able to use coloured pulp that Louise had … Continue reading

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Review: Making small vessels workshop

Although we unfortunately couldn’t meet for the second part of this workshop we all came away from the first day with enough skills to enable us to continue making paper pulp vessels at home. Here’s a quick look at the … Continue reading

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MCA Zine Fair

MCA Zine Fair 2020 – Presented with Sydney Writers’ Festival WHEN:  3 May, 2020 TIME:  10:30am-4:30pm WHERE:  Museum of Contemporary Art, 140 George St, The Rocks, Sydney COST:  Free, no booking required The MCA Zine Fair is an inclusive event … Continue reading

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Dribbling, Squidging and Blebs

Review by PPA member Claire B Our recent Tips & Tricks day at our Primrose in the South venue just over a week ago was entitled Colour & Pattern on Paper, but I feel the title of this blog post … 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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Introduction to paper-making workshop

Never made paper but think you might like to have a go?  Perhaps you already work with paper (painting, printing, book-making, collage, calligraphy) and would like to produce your own unique sheets to work with. Primrose Paper Arts are pleased … Continue reading

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