Category Archives: Book Making & Binding

Primrose in the South: Paper revelry

By PPA member Dinah Beeston A small but enthusiastic group gathered at The Cubby House at Oyster Bay for a day of paper revelry. Our first challenge was to make a star from one sheet of paper with no gluing.  … Continue reading

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Focusing on: Cecelia Clarke

We are delighted to share some recent work by our new member, Cecelia.  Whilst Cecelia hasn’t been a member of Primrose Paper Arts for long she has already attended many of our events and we look forward to seeing where … Continue reading

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North Sydney Children’s Creative Festival 2019

In conjunction with the above festival Primrose Paper Arts offered a day of paper exploration; making, manipulation & mobiles, folding, colouring and mask-making. The turn-out was amazing with children and adults alike having a great time.  In fact, it was … Continue reading

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Southern meeting: Folded books

At our recent meeting Jill led the group through the intricacies of creating a folded book. With several finished books to refer to plus lots of supplies (including wallpaper samples), and Jill’s tuition, work was soon underway. And everyone finished … Continue reading

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Elaine Witton: A Variation

By Elaine Witton: Being a calligrapher, I wanted to explore the ways that a letter can change its form, from formal lettering to freeform designs.  This piece, based on the traditional form of a Palm Leaf book, contains variations of … Continue reading

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PPA: Southern get-together

Last week saw us meeting on the south side of Sydney with some of our slightly more distant members.  The theme was book construction and we had several finished examples to check out as well as some works in progress … 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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