Category: paper

India Flint – being (t)here 2021

I joined India Flint’s year-long online workshop. There is no one like India. She frees up my somewhat-restrictive mentality and makes it easy to try new things without a lot of pressure for perfection....

Onion skin printing

Eco-printing occurs in its own time. Usually, it feels like too much to undertake. Then suddenly, it is fine, easy and fun. I’ve been saving onion skins in a bag near the kitchen counter....

Experiments

I did some assessment of the new techniques I’ve been exploring to develop interesting pages for my handmade books. I have quite a collection forming, which is gratifying. I realized that I don’t want...

A monoprint a day

This is my latest multi-day art practice, inspired by a class that I didn’t end up taking from Karin Otto at Waterfall Arts. I didn’t know it at the time, but I was having...

Bead stitch spine

This is from one of Ali’s Thursday morning demos. Not a very good photo, as you can’t see the beads. I was moved to make it because I really like the effect of the...

Some experiments with paper

I’ve been experimenting with paper lately as part of my master plan to develop more content for my bookmaking.

Handmade paper from Share Studios

My order of Au Naturel handmade paper is in! Made right here in Ellsworth by local papermaker Stephanie Hare, of Share Studios. Beautifully wrapped. It’s so nice I’m going to have to overcome a...