Category Archives: Colour on Paper

PPA upcoming events

We’re pleased to announce the start of our 2021 event program in a COVID safe environment. Some activities are strictly for members only which is indicated in the description. All event attendees will be asked to comply with our COVID … Continue reading

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Just a few gelli prints

At our December Special Interest day there were once again quite a few gelli plates in sight. This monthly activity is proving to be an excellent way for members to quickly and easily create designs on both commercial and hand-made … Continue reading

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Vivian Berney: Concertina books

Our member Vivian recently showcased two of her latest concertina books featuring her own images on paper. She writes: This first book is made up of marbled paper, parts  of which have been hand coloured. The second book is in … Continue reading

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Cecelia Clarke: New concertina book

Cecelia Clarke discusses her latest artist’s book, ‘Take a Breather’ In September, my outdoor sketching group escaped to the tiny speck of land on Sydney Harbour – Clark Island. Using prints made in Primrose Paper Arts gelli printmaking workshop, I … Continue reading

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All about gelli printing

Our Special Interest day late last week brought many members together to explore the art of gelli plate printing. Some had never used a print base like this before, while others had some experience but were eager to learn new … Continue reading

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Colour & Composition workshop review

By PPA member Diana Brandt After months of not being allowed to meet at Primrose Paper Arts due to COVID restrictions in 2020, the first workshop in 6 months was finally held. An enthusiastic group of us met, eager to … Continue reading

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PPA social day – Part 2

We currently have a lot of members interested in gelli plate printing. Whether that’s because it’s something new to them, or that it’s very portable, or even that during covid restrictions they have been stuck at home and found this … Continue reading

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PPA social day – Part 1

With a good turn out of members, all bringing along their latest paper-related creations, it was a vibrant and noisy get together in the studio this week. From book making, to gelli printing, to etching, to vessel construction, to yarn … Continue reading

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PPA Upcoming workshop

Primrose Paper Arts are pleased to offer this one day workshop Creative Colour & Composition with Claire Brach 26 September, 2020 This workshop will take you into the world of colour experimentation and decision-making; how colours react together, how colour … Continue reading

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Vintage etching plates and eco-dyed paper

By PPA member Lee Downes During the last few weeks I’ve become addicted to eco-dyeing paper.  Unwrapping every sopping package is like opening a Christmas present – I never know what the results will be.  Each piece of wet paper … Continue reading

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