Tag Archives: Claire Brach

Review: Online T&T 3

Eucalyptus oil print transfer This was a challenge for some of our members and would probably work better face-to-face with Sue. Dinah: I’ve tried a number of methods of transferring photos and struggled with most of them. Sue’s clear directions … Continue reading

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May Virtual Social Day

Still being unable to meet at our venue we held our second virtual social day on Monday. Here’s what some of our members have been doing. Dinah Another virtual social day and I have to decide what to do.  I … Continue reading

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Review: Online T&T 2

Simple printmaking at home Looks like everyone had fun with this challenge.  Here are a selection of the submissions. Elaine:  ‘Winged Goddess’ – Silver printing ink on black Canson Mi-tientes paper Bonnie says:  My first print is way too dark … Continue reading

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Review: Online T&T 1

Tips & Tricks 1: Notan Results Obviously this was a winner as we had finished pieces coming in on the day the project was uploaded. Suzie says:  This was fun – learnt from this that it is better to have … Continue reading

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Members recent work

By Claire Brach: Primrose Paper Arts has arranged quite a few events recently; the AGM (which is always a lot more than just the formalities), social days, Special Interest days and another get together held at a venue more in … Continue reading

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PPA Workshop Report

By Dinah Beeston Colour, Composition and Collage Workshop with Claire Brach Did you know that red is the first colour wave that reaches our eyes, and yellow is the most vibrant colour wave?  These were a few of the things … Continue reading

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PPA: In the studio

Our new studio was busy on Monday with several members making paper using the new press.  Dinah had the Holland beater in action, churning and pulping denim.  She produced a huge bucket of pulp which we eagerly dipped into. However, … 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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Exhibition: Library Artists’ Book Award Exhibition

Image detail: Judy Hungerford. Going, going, gone. Acquired 2017 Artist books challenge the conventional book format and are a unique art form.  They can use traditional print techniques or digital media, be recognisable in book format or appear as sculptural … Continue reading

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Dyeing from nature

By Claire Brach Earlier this week I visited a friend who lives on a 5 acre property for a day of natural dyeing.  Having both attended a 5 day plant dyeing workshop in January we were eager to extend our … Continue reading

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