Category Archives: Techniques

Call for entries: Works on Paper Award

The Banyule Award for Works on Paper – open to all artists in Australia – is awarded biennially to an outstanding contemporary work on paper.  It is an acquisitive prize, with the winning artwork entered into the Banyule Art Collection. … Continue reading

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Artists’ Book Award

2019 acquisitions are currently on display as part of the larger exhibition Artists’ books are an art form, and every two years since 2011 Manly Library has held an Artists’ Book Award attracting entries from around the world. All selected … Continue reading

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Primrose Park Arts & Craft Centre: Official Opening

By Claire Brach Saturday was the official opening of our refurbished paper-making studio.  Not entirely sure I should be calling it that as we share the space with some other groups , each of whom have a very different focus … Continue reading

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PPA Children’s Papermaking Workshop

Last Wednesday we were delighted to host our first children’s papermaking workshop for 2019.  Run in conjunction with North Sydney Council Bushcare the event was a huge success, with the children creating a wide range of pieces. Not only did … Continue reading

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Dyeing from nature

By Claire Brach Earlier this week I visited a friend who lives on a 5 acre property for a day of natural dyeing.  Having both attended a 5 day plant dyeing workshop in January we were eager to extend our … Continue reading

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Announcing our first Tips & Tricks day for 2019

Paper Play without Glue Let’s kick off the year with a fun day playing with paper and see where our creativity takes us.  There’s only one rule: NO GLUE! Our first Tips & Tricks day for 2019 is scheduled for … Continue reading

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Paper Folding DIY Kit

Designer Kelli Anderson explores and explains the boundaries of paper-folding in a new DIY kit filled with 8 auxetic folding patterns.  Each design is risograph printed, which imbues a beautiful colour and texture to the paper. Due to the handmade … Continue reading

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