Tag Archives: Paper making

Seaweed Paper

By Dinah Beeston Recently Jess contacted us about making paper out of seaweed. She is currently completing her honours degree at UNSW art and design and for her honours project she is investigating how seaweed could be transformed into packaging. … Continue reading

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In the studio: Experimenting with larger paper

By Claire Brach My paper making journey has mainly consisted of making sheets not much bigger than A4 or 30cm square and I’ve been keen to make some larger sheets.  So Robert and I had a day in the studio … Continue reading

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March Social Day: A hive of industry!

Our social day was super busy with almost everyone opting to make paper, and using a different type or coloured pulp. Clockwise from top left: Dinah pulped an old skirt that was given to her. Helen was making black paper … Continue reading

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Megan Heeres: The Invasive Paper Project

Megan Heeres is an artist and also the person behind The Invasive Paper Project, which is based in Detroit but also travels to other locations. She offers papermaking workshops with invasive plants harvested from urban areas. The project is an … Continue reading

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Keiko Ando presentation

On Monday about 17 members gathered in the Primrose Paper Arts studio for our monthly Social Day.  There were groups discussing arts and crafts in Japan, talking about printmaking, experimenting and making paper in all different forms and colours, and … Continue reading

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A quiet day in the studio: Anne

On a day when there was no-one in the papermaking studio our member Anne spend some quiet time working on some new pieces. The results speak for themselves: Webmaster Note: I know Anne is looking at having more time in … Continue reading

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Not all paper is created equal

An 800 year tradition of making it by hand A tradition dating back to the 16th century, making paper by hand is still central to life in the village of Kurotani in the Japanese prefecture of Kyoto. The durable and versatile … Continue reading

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