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Small Sheets – Helen Hiebert Studio


The Sunday Paper #420

July tenth, 2022

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The Paper Year - 3Q2022


This lead in line to an article caught my consideration: “The titular video work ⽻化 (wings changing into), 2022, in Amy Lien and Enzo Camacho’s latest solo presentation at 47 Canal invigorated the New York gallery with the whirring of 16mm movie, the warmth of the projector, and the shifting mild of the photographs within the viewing room. The works within the present had been created in lockdown, a lot of them with handmade paper.

Amy Lien & Enzo Camacho, 羽化 (wings changing into) (nonetheless), 2022, 16 mm movie, shade, silent, 6 minutes 20 seconds.


These drawings on paper by Kathleen Henderson are so poignant! “Henderson has been drawing her method by practically 30 years of exasperation at this nation’s political corruption, army operations, environmental degradation, and social unrest, making a devastating register of human folly and wrongdoing.”

Kathleen Henderson, Cage, 2021, oil stick and oil on paper, 24 by 28 ½ inches. PHOTO SEAN MEREDITH


Throughout my upcoming class in Italy, we’ll be visiting Fabriano, an historic papermaking village. Sure, that Fabriano – their paper may be present in artwork shops worldwide. Right here’s a stunning glimpse into the medieval city.

The seal of Fabriano displayed on a brick wall typical of the town. CATHERINE LOMBARD


This superb time-lapse video exhibits Chris Conrad, 22, making a breath-taking five-foot-nine excessive statue – from a single piece of paper. It appears like he glued a number of sheets of paper collectively to create the big sheet, and I discovered it fascinating to observe him folding in numerous settings.


I’m that includes one-sheet wonders right here on the weblog, because the tasks my new e-book, The Artwork of Papercraft, fall into that class. I’d like to characteristic your one-sheet wonders!

Marilyn Hammick is a maker, a stitcher and a author with a follow that goals to create kinds that convey paper, thread, cloth and phrases collectively. Under you’ll discover two of her renditions of tasks in The Artwork of Papercraft:

Left: Pleat and Dot, 2022, is a Swirling Flower, made with wrapping paper and measuring 8 x 8 inches;

Proper: On Show, 2022, is a Pleated Show Stand (designed by Hedi Kyle for the e-book) created in A4 mi teintes paper and shows offcuts from Hammick’s work.


Paper Tidbits:


Within the Studio:

I’m going to offer a weekly collection of Small Sheets in restricted portions for the subsequent a number of weeks. You would possibly acknowledge many of those sheets from final 12 months’s Curated Paper Collections (I had a number of leftover sheets) however there will likely be different papers within the combine too.

This week’s choice contains ten sheets ranging in measurement between 7″ x 10″ and 9″ x 12″. They tuck neatly right into a stiff mailing envelope for firstclass transport. I’ve 10 units for $24.99 every (plus $3 for transport within the US). I’m joyful to ship elsewhere, however the delivery fee will likely be greater. Click on by to learn a bit about every paper and order a set.


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