Tag Archives: Paper sculpting

Decorating paper vessels

Following on from our vessel making workshop earlier this year our member Lee has been adding decoration to hers.  Choosing a minimalist design (a little Art-deco, perhaps?) and a range of coloured markers she has added interest to both the … Continue reading

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Dramatic decaying flowers by Tiffanie Turner

In 2019 California-based artist, Tiffanie Turner, held a solo exhibition entitled ‘What Befell Us’ which explored the notion of aging, imperfection and perishability.  Using Italian crepe paper she created massive blossoms, many spanning more than 1 1/2 meters across. In … Continue reading

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Focusing on Naomi Kobayashi

Born in 1945, Japanese artist Naomi Kobayashi uses material such as Japanese paper, cotton and paper thread to create installations that speak of cycles of life, death and regeneration. Her education includes 4 years (1965-1969) studying textile printing and weaving … Continue reading

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Online Class: Paper + Light

Helen Hiebert was a guest artist at Primrose Paper Arts back in 2009 we have kept in touch ever since.  She is currently offering a brand new online class entitled Paper + Light, which begins on July 6th. In this … Continue reading

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Focusing on: Ashley Yeo

Encompassing drawings and art objects, Ashley Yeo’s practice stems from private thoughts and ontological questioning.  She is  interested in maintaining a relationship with nature. Her practice revolves around themes of lightness and slowness, beautifully portrayed both through her drawings and … Continue reading

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Syd Pemberton: Exploring small vessels

By PPA member, Syd Pemberton. Working on the small vessels I made at our recent class I have added paper inside them to create my version of jelly fish. I am intending to mount them on a  wire ring and … Continue reading

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Anna Russell: Making small vessels

By PPA member,  Anna Russell. I continued working on the 3 vessels made in the workshop – experimenting with flame, colour and texture to complement the forms. The pink paper pulp was an exciting challenge. I was keen to work … Continue reading

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Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express book sculpture was created as promotional material for the Agatha Christie remake of the film by 20th Century Fox.  As the film is a book adaptation it shows the Orient Express train breaking free from … Continue reading

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Paper vessels: At home experiments

By PPA member, Lee. I was lucky to be able to complete Day 1 of Louise Gilchrist’s workshop on making small vessels. After making our first vessels with white pulp, we were able to use coloured pulp that Louise had … Continue reading

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Review: Making small vessels workshop

Although we unfortunately couldn’t meet for the second part of this workshop we all came away from the first day with enough skills to enable us to continue making paper pulp vessels at home. Here’s a quick look at the … Continue reading

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