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Make a Faceted Map Ring


The Sunday Paper #452

March 19, 2023

Be part of me for a 1-hour Zoom workshop and presentation on Thursday, March thirtieth at midday MST. I’ll discuss my Paper Yr Membership Program, after which we’ll dive into making this Faceted Map Ring. All you want is a strip of paper! Learn all about it and enroll right here.

For those who’ve contributed map strips to my Weaving the World Collectively venture, I hope you saved the remainder of your map, as a result of it will work completely for this venture. For those who don’t have a map, or favor to not use one, any textual content weight paper that folds properly will work.

The primary and final photographs beneath are the identical map (back and front) and the center picture reveals an ornamental lokta paper with a mini faceted map ring within the heart.



Try this incredible profile of Amos Paul Kennedy on Hyperallergic.

A number of prints from Amos’s Espresso and God sequence (2022) (photograph Angelina Lippert/Hyperallergic)


Susan Beech, a paper artist within the UK, was commissioned by Nature Conservancy journal to create greater than 60 flowers made from crepe paper, painted with powdered pastels or dyed with tea. Click on by means of to see many extra flowers and watch an in depth up video of the artist at work. All this to convey to life an previous pocket book describing Grand Teton’s phenology, the seasonal timing of pure occasions akin to the primary snowmelt, the emergence of wildflowers, and the arrival and departure of migrating birds.

FEATURING (LEFT TO RIGHT) Black Henbane, Arrowleaf Balsamroot, Musk Thistle, Orange Agoseris, Sticky Purple Geranium, Striped Coralroot, Yellow Salsify, Wild Rose, American Globeflower, Black Henbane and Hoary Aster. © Alex Snyder/TNC


“Round 1,300 years in the past, a lady leant over a treasured e book, and etched some letters into the margin, together with some cartoonish drawings. She didn’t use ink – she scratched them in, in order that they had been virtually invisible to the bare eye. Till final yr, no-one knew they had been there…” Now, researchers are capable of “see” these etchings due to a brand new imaging expertise on the Bodleian Library, which may map the bodily texture and contours of a e book web page, manuscript, or the floor of different historic objects akin to printing plates. I’m wondering if these “etchings” could possibly be associated to watermarking in any approach.


Paper Tidbits


Papermaking Sequence: Restraint Drying System


Featured in my Studio store:

The Artwork of Papercraft, Papermaking with Backyard Crops & Widespread Weeds, the Pink Cliff Paper Retreat, and The Papermaker’s Companion.

The Art of Papercraft


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