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Help Hand Papermaking – Helen Hiebert Studio


The Sunday Paper #461

Could 21, 2023

I hosted a beautiful group in my studio this previous week for the primary Papermaking Grasp Class of 2023.

Diane Gaston, Jordan Fitzgerald, Nancy Crombie and Virginia Inexperienced spent the week exploring the papermaking course of as we coated lots of the subjects from my guide, The Papermaker’s Companion. We additionally spent Thursday at Susan Mackin Dolan’s studio – she confirmed us find out how to create skilled papers and not using a beater, press or drying system. Learn extra about this class and let me know in case you’re occupied with coming subsequent yr.


Hand Papermaking is having their annual on-line public sale, now via Could twenty eighth. You’ll discover papermaking tools, provides, books and extra. I’ve additionally donated a spot at my annual retreat. If you happen to’re accessible in August, you possibly can seize this spot, save $125 and assist a improbable group.


Juan Antonio Pérez is engaged on his doctoral thesis on the geometry and arithmetic of the Alhambra and the 17 kinds of mosaics that may solely be seen collectively on this monument.

Some particulars of the origami fashions made by Juanoto Pérez Francis Silva


Ooh la la! Right here’s an article about Kami no Ondo, whose identify means “paper temperature,” a Japanese specialty paper store that has been delighting prospects for 30 Years.

The highest two paper sheets are Takuhon-shi embossed paper, which is strengthened with konnyaku glue and made in Shiroishi, Miyagi Prefecture. The underside is pattern-dyed momigami paper produced within the Kurotani district of Ayabe, Kyoto Prefecture.


Right here’s a narrative about Reginald Dwayne Betts, a poet, who’s engaged on a undertaking with paper produced from jail underwear.


Paper Tidbits


Papermaking Collection: Drying Strategies

Right here’s the newest in my collection of papermaking movies.


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