Category Archives: Techniques

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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North Sydney Children’s Festival: Workshop opportunity

Don’t forget our children’s papermaking mini workshops running on: Sunday 22nd October 11am – 3pm Click here for more details.

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Children’s papermaking: Sunday 22nd October

North Sydney Children’s Festival Where:  Civic Park When:   Saturday 28 October Theme: Art Meets Science. Along with the festival North Sydney Council has organised Children’s Week Creative Workshops from 21st to 28th October.  Click here for the full range. Primrose … Continue reading

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Naturally beautiful banana fibre wallets, papers and more.

Green Banana Paper is a waste-to-wealth manufacturing start-up.  Based in Kosrae, Micronesia, they turn post-harvest banana trees into sustainable handmade goods. Unlike hardwood fruit-bearing trees, banana plants only fruit once in their lifetime. When the bananas are ripe, farmers must … Continue reading

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Paper casting experimentation

by Claire Brach I thought I’d share my first experimentation in paper casting.  Our member, Robert, made his own molds and cast some excellent shapes at our recent social day (see previous post) and I’ve been hankering to have a … 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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Printmaker: Robert Ives

By Primrose Paper Arts member, Robert Ives: At the beginning of 2017 I committed to devoting the year to exploring silk screen printing. The discipline of sketch club each Monday morning at Waverley Woollahra Art School doing life drawing provides … Continue reading

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