Tag Archives: Dinah Beeston

Expanding our Members Gallery

Our member, Dinah, shares some of her art with us on her new Gallery page. Having travelled extensively Dinah has been exposed to many different cultures and their paper making.  She writes about not only her journeys but also the … Continue reading

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Exploring paper weaving – Part 2

In January I wrote about Dinah’s paper weaving experimentation (Click here to read that article and see her previous work) and  hoped we would get an update on her latest pieces.  She brought some of them to our recent meeting. … Continue reading

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Exploring paper weaving

Yesterday at our group social day I was interested in the paper weaving being done by our member Dinah.  She’s currently one of many people worldwide who are undertaking an on-line paper weaving workshop with Helen Hiebert. Although only part … 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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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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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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The end of an era

By Dinah Beeston Well we are heading for the end of an era with the closure of the Primrose Park Art & Craft Centre for renovations. All our equipment and materials have been packed up ready for going into storage. … Continue reading

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