Category Archives: Paper

Announcing our up-coming Tips & Tricks sessions

We are pleased to offer our members 2 new events in the coming months. Working with plant fibres Thursday 10th October, 2019 AND Mark making on paper Monday 11th November, 2019 Full details, times, how to register and any materials … 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 Upcoming Workshop

Encaustic on paper with Lee Bethel Saturday 28th September, 2019 We are excited to welcome Lee to Primrose Park studio to share a range of her skills in paper manipulation and encaustic art. This workshop is open to both members … Continue reading

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Burnie Paper on Skin

paper on skin Gala Event and Award Evening 2020 – 19 June Burnie Arts and Function Centre paper on skin is a biennial wearable art competition first held in 2012.  The Gala Award Evening has become a premier event on … Continue reading

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Focusing on Madeleine Durham

Having stumbled across Madeleine Durham’s website via an article in an e-newsletter from Helen Hiebert Studio I was amazed at her spectacular paste papers.  In the video below you can see her inspiration and how she creates her unique patterns.  … Continue reading

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Time to try making beads from paper

Jennibellie shares her fancy paper beads tutorial. Webmaster Note: I’ve made quite a few paper beads in my time but this tutorial includes both the basics and some more advanced techniques.  She also covers decorating and finishing ideas which is … Continue reading

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Abaca paper, or should we call it yarn?

Last week our member (and group president) Dinah proudly showed off her just-completed girdle book. So what are girdle books? Simply put, they were originally small portable books worn by medieval European monks, clergymen and aristocratic nobles as a costume … Continue reading

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