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Come to Colorado! – Helen Hiebert Studio


The Sunday Paper #446

February 5, 2023

The Pink Cliff Paper Retreat is one in all my longest operating applications (I’ve misplaced depend, however I feel that is yr 8) and one of many few occasions I host in my studio.  We’re gathering once more for per week of late summer time paper enjoyable (August 21-25) and this yr the theme is Paper Panels. Come discover quite a lot of papers that may be made by hand, lower, folded, stitched and assembled in quite a lot of methods to create books, wall hangings, sculpture, lighting and extra. Discover these concepts as you create distinctive paper objects with a dozen like-minded creatives.


Yearly, the Kalamazoo E-book Arts Heart hosts an exhibition referred to as The Illustrated Accordion. After all it’s finest to view books in individual, however you may also see the present on-line.

MaryBeth Boone, ”SWIFT Encounters,” Floating Accordion e-book of handmade and Mohawk Superfine papers. Reduction and strain prints with Garamond sort have been letterpress printed. Painted papyrus adorns the covers, 2022, $160, 4 1/8″x12″x2″, Greensboro, NC, @PurplePumpkinPress, www.marybethboone.com


Keep in mind telephones with cords and telephone books? Bernie Kaminski’s nostalgic papier-mâché sculptures are out of this world.

As seen on Colossal, © Bernie Kaminski, courtesy of Flip Gallery


Paper flowers appear to be all the trend as of late, however I haven’t seen something fairly like these. Arnold Drake turns paper napkins into lovely flowers and brings pleasure to folks in espresso outlets round Portland as they watch him make his artwork.


This can be a fascinating episode about quite a lot of makes use of of cardboard in Japan on NHK World Japan.


Paper Tidbits

  • Have you ever had an opportunity to hearken to my interview with Megan Singleton on Paper Discuss?
  • InterOcean Studio in Denver is internet hosting a enjoyable Valentine making occasion on 2/12.
  • This appears to be like like it is going to be a tremendous exhibition in Taiwan. You’ll be able to submit work!
  • A few of you contributed roots to my sculpture Mom Tree, and plenty of of you’ve got seen her on view, first in Portland after which as she traveled across the nation. She is now on the Museum of Motherhood (sure, a museum about motherhood exists) in St. Petersburg, FL. I met the founding father of the museum, Pleasure Rose, all the best way again in 2010, proper after I completed Mom Tree, and we’ve been speaking ever since. They intend to buy her to stay on web site, and you may assist!


Within the Studio

Right here’s the subsequent video in my Papermaking Sequence: Urgent.


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