Tag Archives: Dinah Beeston

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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Exhibition: The Space In-Between

Webmaster note: We are delighted that two of our very talented (and active!) members, Brenda Livermore and Dinah Beeston, are exhibiting in this exhibition.

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Thursday in the studio & mezzanine display

by Dinah Beeston On Thursday a group of members gathered at the studio and what a fun day we had. Rhonda was having her first papermaking lesson with Jill, learning all the tricks to making paper using recycled white paper … Continue reading

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