Tag Archives: Claire Brach

A fun day making ‘paper’ from silk

By PPA member, Claire Brach Last weekend 11 very enthusiastic Primrose Paper Arts members and friends turned up at the centre eager to learn how to turn silk fibres into paper.  Strictly speaking I shouldn’t be using the word paper, … Continue reading

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Workshop: Turning silk into ‘paper’

Working with Silk with Claire Brach Saturday May 12 2018 Venue:  Primrose Park Art & Craft Centre, Cremorne Further details, more images and booking form:  Click here In this workshop you will explore the properties of gummed silk strippings, how … Continue reading

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Look what caught my eye

By PPA member Claire Brach Scrolling through some of my photos I came across these images of a piece hung in Hazelhurst Gallery in October last year.  I’d completely forgotten about this art piece. Being in a hurry on the … Continue reading

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Exploring plant fibre paper

Our member, Claire, has been making paper from a mix of recycled cardstock, pulped orange peel & pith, and banana fibre.  Here is a taste of what she has posted on her own blog: Above: cardstock and orange peel being … 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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Recycled prints

By Claire Brach I’ve recently been playing with some of my old print proofs and have pulped them into new paper to experiment with. My first attempt – which you can follow in full here – resulted in these A4 … Continue reading

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