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The Sunday Paper #150, March 19, 2017

Paper of the Week: Vellum

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Vellum is probably the first translucent paper I discovered. It has a wonderful crisp quality that makes it perfect for cutting and folding. This project will be featured in the 2018 Twelve Months of Paper Calendar.

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In the Studio:

Fair warning: this is political. It is so sad that some people think art is something we need like a hole in the head. As you’ll read in the following edition of The Sunday Paper, there are so many benefits to art, and it can be viewed in many lights. I’d like to think that this is just a misunderstanding in a few brains that could be corrected with a word scramble! Do you see the pattern?

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There’s a lot of talk about science and art these days, and STEAM (A is for Art) is a debated term in education (I’m guessing you know more about this than I do, but I did find this article enlightening). Just this week, I was telling my childhood friend – a physics and math teacher – about a method of constructing a lampshade. She immediately had ideas for how to develop a geometry lesson around this project for her math class. But I digress… here’s a great big story about origami physicist and paper artist Robert J. Lang.

There’s a new episode on Paper Talk, featuring an interview with Jillian Bruschera whose Mobile Mill and Papermaker’s Pack are both innovative and inspirational. Have a listen! You can also subscribe to Paper Talk on ITunes.

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So, there is something about labels, in this case the word artist. Sachin George Sebastian answers to engineer, architect, sculptor, or artist. Too bad artist appears last in the list, but this begs the question: why label? And what’s the difference anyways?

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This is (slightly) old news, but Tahiti Pehrson makes enormous paper cuts, and this year they were featured as interactive columns for visitors to Art on Paper to experience.

Tahiti Pehrson, “The Fates” (2016), hand-cut paper installation, presented by Art at Viacom.

Tahiti Pehrson, “The Fates” (2016), hand-cut paper installation, presented by Art at Viacom.

Here’s a great story about a hands-on class at John’s Hopkins, in which students learn how to organize an exhibition of artists’ books.

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It's a Wrap!

The Sunday Paper #149, March 12, 2017

Paper of the Week: Wrapping Paper

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I’m not certain that this is wrapping paper, but I don’t know what else to call it. You know those single printed sheets of maps, birds, butterflies, bicycles, etc. that you can find hanging on the racks in paper stores? That’s what this is, and these papers make really cool lampshades! As you can tell, I’m not an expert in piecing (aka matching the panels, as you do in sewing) so I don’t even attempt to do it!

Want this lamp? E-mail me!

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In the Studio:

I’ve been thinking a lot about paper and light (not unusual) but more so this week because my online class has begun. I pulled out this old notebook filled with clippings from magazines that I found inspirational. These days, I’ve turned to creating Pinterest Boards to collect images.

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  • Speaking of paper and light, join me at Anderson Ranch this summer for a week filled with it. Light Paper takes place August 7-11.
  • There are just a few spots left in the Red Cliff Paper Retreat (this year’s theme is artist’s books). The retreat takes place in my Colorado studio Sept 8-10 and/or Sept 12-14).———————————————————————————————––––––––

Damien Webb builds magical mini worlds out of paper. He sources some of his paper from the wedding table placards tossed out after the many weddings at the resort where he works.

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Will wonders never cease? Check out this amazing laser cut origami paper by Chiyo Kirigami. What a cool twist for an age old tradition.

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Speaking of origami, here’s an interesting use of origami in advertising. Shiseido created this clever booth in Hawaii filled with suspended origami butterflies. An on-site printer allows customers to personalize and share their own digital origami butterfly and mini movie on social media. Customers can also receive a printout version of their personal butterfly with Shiseido beauty tips.

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I guess this is the origami edition! Check out these amazing creatures that Mariano Zavala folds subjects ranging from dogs and dinosaurs to caribou and chameleons.

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Here’s the link to The Origami Revolution, which aired on Nova on PBS a couple of weeks ago. Set aside an hour to watch the intersection of science, math and art!

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Keep America Beautiful

The Sunday Paper #148, March 5, 2017

Paper of the Week: The 50 Card Project

Keep America Beautiful / Week Five: Scott Pruitt is confirmed as the next head of the EPA.

Keep America Beautiful / Week Five: Scott Pruitt is confirmed as the next head of the EPA.

Melanie Mowinski made a card of FDR’s Four Freedoms on Inauguration Day. By the end of the three-color limited edition of 100 cards she decided that she needed to make a card every week for this entire year. These cards respond to what is happening in our country at the moment and how she can frame the situation to keep her and others energized. They also serve as a reminder about what is important and at stake in our country.

Each week from Inauguration Day to the end of 2017 Melanie is printing a new letterpress card in a limited edition of 100, using vintage letterpress type, cuts and other printing matrices–sending some to key players in Washington, DC (including President Trump, VP Pence, and many of his cabinet members). By the end of the project she will have made 50 different cards or 5000 individual cards. These cards are about being positive, yet also a little subversive. For example, in week seven the V in the word LOVE is purple as a shout out to ideas of unity, anti-bullying in the LGBTQ communities, and the suffragette colors. While her politics will likely be clear, she is also working to create cards that are not divisive!

Melanie is currently running a kickstarter campaign. Consider purchasing one or all 50 of the cards and support her work!

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In the Studio:

It’s been a busy week in the studio! One of the most fun parts of it was beginning to design the projects for the next Twelve Months of Paper Calendar! Next I get to pick the papers that I’ll use to make all of the projects. That’s always a fun (yet arduous) task. It’s a bit overwhelming to look through all of my swatch books and figure out what colors/textures and paper traits will suit each project.

Star Lantern model (from one sheet of paper!) plus a list of 12 projects ideas

Star Lantern model (one sheet of paper!) + a list & sketches of 12 projects that will come to life!

  • Registration for Focus on Book Arts, which takes place at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon opens tomorrow! I’ll be teaching a 2-day workshops called Flexible Book Structures (see page 34 at the link). I hope you’ll consider joining me, and you might be interested in some of the other workshops as well! I’ve been to FOBA several times, and it is really fun (books and paper summer camp)!
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For those of you who have this year’s 12 Months of Paper Calendar, have you made the March project yet? It’s a pleated lantern made from a single sheet of paper, with bamboo skewers slipped into stitched sleeves on the corners that make it more sturdy.

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Peter Thomas is a hand papermaker, book artist and musician. Check out his new CD featuring book arts folk songs! The CD jacket is letterpress printed on handmade paper, of course.

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I had the opportunity to meet Becca Zerkin at a Movable Book Society conference a couple of years ago. She spoke about her work with school children and paper engineering, but she also creates amazing pop-up books of The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones, to name a few!

This infographic by Eleanor Lutz appears in Wired magazine this month. Lutz created 3D illustrations using watercolor paper and Elmers glue and then lit them on fire to show species that have unique adaptations to withstand fire. Be sure to scroll down at the link to watch these animated burning paper sculptures!

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This is cool (or maybe hot). Apparently, one of the byproducts of papermaking (lignen) can be used to make a stronger sunscreen.

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About our Sponsor: Melanie Mowinski founded PRESS: Letterpress as a Public Art Project, a hybrid gallery, teaching, and studio space centered around an operating Vandercook Universal III in 2011. PRESS anchored Main Street, North Adams for five years, and served as a downtown hub for students from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, where Mowinski is an associate professor. Follow Melanie’s blog as she documents the 50 Card Project. 

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Paper Windows

The Sunday Paper #147, February 19, 2017

Paper of the Week: PaperLove e-course

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Here’s another papery online course that you might be interested in!

Registration is now open for Rachel Hazell’s PaperLove – starts 6th March 2017

Rachel believes that everybody has a some kind of book inside them – the workshops she’s taught all round the world have mostly been about getting those books OUT even if that means a one-liner or purely texture or color.

Unfold five weeks of paper inspiration, packed full of ideas and projects to create, using book art, writing, origami, hand-lettering and collage. PaperLove will take you on a roller coaster of paper discovery, whether you are just starting out or more experienced.

“I loved this course, in fact I was surprised how much! I am not a fan of the online course, of social media or computers in general, but this was genius. So generous, rich in subject depth and breath and felt very personal. Eileen, participant PaperLove 

Readers of The Sunday Paper can claim a special 10% discount using the code Sundaypaper10

Sign up for PaperLove now at www.rachelhazell.com/ecourse

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In the Studio:

I’ve decided to make a watermarked broadside every month this year. Here’s the February one in progress. Can you read it? It will be easier to read once I make the paper. Watermarks are placed on the mould wrong reading, so that they read right in the resulting paper! I’m thinking about titles for this one, if you’d like to weigh in.

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Zim & Zou have been creating paper amazements for awhile now. Check out their new paper window displays at the Hermes store in Dubai.

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This is a super sweet Valentines Day story. This high school student made 1500 origami hearts, one for each student at his school!

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Cagayan de Oro Handmade Paper creates unique home furnishings and fashion accessories. Check it out!

Cagayan de Oro's Handmade Paper's beehive lamps were one of the top 3 most innovative products at the 2016 Global Sources Fair in Hong Kong.

Cagayan de Oro’s Handmade Paper’s beehive lamps were one of the top 3 most innovative products at the 2016 Global Sources Fair in Hong Kong.

Who knew? Buzz Aldrin has a facebook page. Thanks to my husband (aka space nerd) for sharing this paper model of Neil Armstrong with me. This must be what astronauts do with their free time!

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Here’s another sweet story about bookmarks!

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About our Sponsor: Rachel Hazell has over 15 years of experience taking people on creative journeys. She has held workshops across the world – from palazzos in Venice to lighthouses in Shetland via Antarctica. Rachel builds itineraries that develop skills, as well as expand the imagination, increase creative confidence and build lasting friendships. Drawing her inspiration from the beauty of paper, the familiarity of a well-thumbed book, shorelines, flea markets and foreign cities; Rachel launched her online e-course PaperLove in 2014 to enable people, regardless of location, to work with her to develop their creative ideas and techniques.

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Paper Music

The Sunday Paper #147, February 19, 2017

Paper of the Week: Wood Grain

I'm sure that the magazine photo will be much better than my snapshot!

I’m sure that the magazine photo will be much better than my snapshot!

I used this woodgrain paper for a project that will be featured in the May/June 2017 issue of Cloth Paper Scissors Magazine (fyi, it isn’t out yet). It is stiff, sturdy, folds really well, and I enjoyed zipping the accordion folded pleats through my sewing machine to allow more light through.

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In the Studio:

This week has been all about packing and shipping out the supply kits for Paper Illuminated, my upcoming online class (if you ordered one, you’ll be hearing from me on Monday). I’m also busy preparing the curriculum, and all I have to say is that there’s definitely a learning curve (this is my first time teaching an online class) but that I’m super pleased with the progress! Here’s a picture of a bonus project we’ll be making in the class, a collapsible lantern with a reed armature.

It isn’t too late to sign up if you’re interested (class begins March 8th) but you’ll need to e-mail me if you’d like a supply kit… I’m almost out of stock and want to make sure I can get the supplies to you in time.

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From time to time, I digress from paper. These lamps by Cozo are spectacular in the way that they transform a room! And they are made of metal… but of course I thought they were paper!

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Wow, a working paper organ!

I like this headline from the Suddeutsche Zeiting: “In the laboratories of the Papiertechnische Stiftung at Heßstraße, engineers are researching the fibers of the future. In the foyers and corridors, artists show that almost everything can be done with this everyday material. Papier Autark is on view now in Germany.

Buddha Busts by Eva Wilcke

Buddha Busts by Eva Wilcke

Kate Parker hopes to inspire people to protect trees with her paper art. The work, which was created during her residency at Anawhata, is on view until 28 February at Arataki Visitor Centre in New Zealand.

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There’s a new(ish) paper museum in Turkey!

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All We Need is Love!

The Sunday Paper #146, February 12, 2017

Paper of the Week: Origami Papers

Earlier this week, I was in the Bay Area for CODEX, an amazing book fair. I also taught a short workshop at the SF Center for the Book and spent an evening in Japantown, where I visited Paper Tree and Daiso and purchased an assortment of unique origami papers. What fun! I also visited Miki’s Paper in Berkeley, where I got a pair of origami lips like this one, and I had to look up a tutorial to make a pair myself, which I’ve animated for you. Smack!

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If the lips below are not animated, click on the title of the blog post above to see them smacking! Just another miracle from a single sheet of paper!

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In the Studio:

Since I was traveling most of the week, I wasn’t really in the studio. These giant quilled paper window displays caught my eye at the Anthropologie store in Palo Alto.

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Here’s the February project from the Twelve Months of Paper Calendar. I’d love to see your rendition! This project features an Indian handmade paper that is available wherever Shizen Design papers are sold. Calendars are still available at 50% off. 

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Here’s a touching Valentines Day story from Vashon Island about the shop owner of Island Paper Chase, whose heart is in the right place! Note the pin this young lady is wearing.

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Carol Ann Oster, whose family farms in northeast Montana along the Canadian border, saw the potential in the wheat straw left after harvest and uses it to create molded paper.

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Karla Sosa creates exquisite paper cuts and in the interview she discusses her inspiration and how making art has helped her health condition more than medicine.

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Here’s an article about a professor who uses origami to illustrate concepts in physics.

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Inspiration

The Sunday Paper #145, February 5, 2017

Paper of the Week: Not Paper!

I posted this image on instagram, and someone commented that she thought it was a sheet of my paper (wow, thanks)! Another commented that it looked like cast glass. And someone else wondered whether these were the salt flats of Utah. What do you see?

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When I was composing the picture (from a plane) I was thinking about what a painter would see and how s/he might compose a painting. There was also the photographic challenge because I was sitting near an engine (see the bit of it on the right). The frosty bits of clouds between the plane and the ground add depth and interest, don’t they? BTW, I’m traveling to attend the Codex Book Fair in the Bay Area (I’m a visitor rather than an exhibitor) and the fact that I noticed this image from the plane window tells me that my mind is open for inspiration.

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In the Studio:

I’ve been working on the how-to videos and written instructions for my online class, Paper Illuminated, which begins March 8th. I’m flattered by the number of you who’ve signed up! This is a mini shoji screen we’ll be making with lattice-work balsa wood screens backed with paper and a unique Japanese hinge.

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Maurice Sendak, who died in 2012, left the bulk of his personal library of rare books to the Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia. Here’s an interesting story about the books and his will, along with some videos of some rare pop-up books at the Rosenbach.
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If you’re in LA, head over to Mixographia to see these new paper works by Jacob Hashimoto.

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In the first half of the 20th century, the advent of radio and television helped to drive the final nails into the coffin of the paper theater. But during the previous century, paper theaters — also known as miniature or toy theaters — were a popular form of family entertainment in England, France, Germany, and other European countries, as well as in the United States. You can see a collection of these now at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe.

French constructed paper theater, 19th-early 20th century; dog cut-out, Spanish theater accessories, late 19th-20th century; family cut-outs, French constructed paper theater, 19th-early 20th century; photos Polina Smutko, courtesy Museum of International Folk Art

French constructed paper theater, 19th-early 20th century; dog cut-out, Spanish theater accessories, late 19th-20th century; family cut-outs, French constructed paper theater, 19th-early 20th century; photos Polina Smutko, courtesy Museum of International Folk Art

This is some pretty cool furniture made from compressed newspaper blocks by designer WooJai Lee.

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Check out these intricate shape-shifting blocks made from a simple blueprint.

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Thoughts on Equality

The Sunday Paper #144, January 29, 2017

Paper of the Week: Equality Broadside

My biannual online paper sale is going on now through Tuesday, January 31. Treat yourself to unique handmade papers that you won’t find anywhere else in the world!

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This 18″ x 12″ cotton broadside is one of papers featured in the sale, and it is pigmented pink! The image is a watermark, which I cut by hand and adhered to the papermaking mould. During sheet forming, the watermark (made from a thin rubber material) protrudes into the wet pulp, making the paper thinner in the images areas. After pressing and drying, the image appears, especially when backlit.

I have been thinking a lot about equality (for years actually, but the recent election and women’s marches brought my thoughts to the forefront). There are so many ways to think about equality: women’s rights, human rights, sexual and gender bias, religious freedom, income inequalities, etc, etc, etc. Why do we feel powerful; when do we feel weak? This is my humble attempt to voice my feelings through a love of letterforms, watermarks and design. The root is love, the letters are blooming, and I was delighted to discover the grid/ladder that formed when the roots of the letters intertwined with the rainbow earth at the base of the image.

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In the Studio:

This is the title page for my next artists’ book, Nebulae, which has to do with clouds, colors, and nebulous ideas like our daughter’s tale about the time before she was born (as told at age 3). It is all hand stitched on abaca.

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  • I’ll have this book with me later this week at the Codex Book Fair in Richmond, CA. I hope to bump into some of you there!
  • The price for my first ever online class, Paper Illuminated, goes up February 1. Join 30 other participants from around the world!
  • Check out my 2017 workshops.
  • Don’t forget to take a peek at my online paper sale.

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If you happen to be in New Zealand (Nelson specifically) check out these recycled paper works by Janet Perrier at the Parker Gallery. Once collected, Perrior spends hours re-purposing materials into distinctive art works by folding, splicing, opening up, and revealing the structure of cardboard, the wine carton, or glimpses of maps, while challenging our perceptions of the normally mundane materials.

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British artist Jonathan Korejko recently introduced his clever papermaking literature to me, which you can view here in the form of flip books. Check out these clever works!

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As seen on Nerdist: three insane Star Wars origami tutorials to help you learn the ways of the fold. This would have saved me a lot of money back when my son was into building (and buying) lego Star Wars kits.

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Paper cutting is getting a lot of attention these days. Here’s a show that looks interesting that’s at the Greater Reston Arts Center in Virginia. Here’s a video about Eric Standley‘s work, who is one of six featured artists.

  • Do you make artists’ books? Consider submitting work to Celebrate! the third in an ongoing series of satellite art exhibits. Orchestrated by Abecedarian Artists’ Books, the exhibit will be on view at University Libraries, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado. International in scope, the exhibit will feature works that celebrate any aspect of food, dance or music.
  • There’s a new episode featuring Susan Mackin Dolan on my podcast series, Paper Talk. Have a listen!

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Pretty Paper Posies

The Sunday Paper #143, January 22, 2017

Paper of the Week: Marbled Momi – Tropical Reef

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This is another paper in the supply kit for my online class Paper Illuminated. Its soft, fabric-like feel comes from crinkling the paper by hand. The paper’s gorgeous colors and patterns are achieved by hand marbling each sheet. Marbled momi is available from Mulberry Paper & More and comes in color schemes.

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In the Studio:

Here’s what we’ll be turning this paper into in my online class, Paper Illuminated, which begins March 8th. These collapsible lanterns are amazing sculptures: you begin by constructing an armature, wrap it with rings of reed and then cover that with paper. Finally, the armature is collapsed and removed (and reuseable).

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  • Look for my bi-annual paper sale later this week… I’ll be peddling light paper, equality paper and collage packs!
  • Registration for this on-line class, Paper Illuminated, is now open! Register by February 1 to receive the best rate. Here’s a video I made about the class.
  • Check out all of my 2017 workshops (San Francisco, North Carolina, Snowmass, Forest Grove, and Whidbey Island)!

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In light of the heightened outcry for women’s issues (keep it up, ladies), check this out: Janet Hovnanian spent 172 hours meticulously piecing together “Pretty Paper Posies.” Hovnanian, who teaches a class in the paper-art of quilling at the retirement community where she lives, enlisted her students in making the tiny paper flowers. On March 16 at Adelphi University in Garden City, NJ, 137 original works of art—called Creative Cups—will be auctioned to benefit the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program. bra

Here’s a really nice interview with Lynda Benglis in Bomb Magazine, about materials, context and content.

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This is a sweet story about a 10-year old origami wizard, Marz Miguel-Lopez who creates complex three-dimensional paper creations, from animals and Pokemon, to Chinese dragons, and other cartoon characters.

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Stone paper… seriously? I’m not terribly convinced that this is a good idea, but it is intriguing. Take a peek!

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Do you use a fountain pen or inks in your work? Chances are if you have more than an handful of ink samples, you’ll be wanting to make notes about the qualities of each that are especially useful for your projects. Here’s a really cool storage and note-making device, the Pen Palette by Ilisha Helfman. It comes with a changeable paper top for tests and/or notes.

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Paper Screens

The Sunday Paper #142, January 15, 2017

Paper of the Week: Japanese Tissue – White Sudare

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This is another paper in the supply kit for my online class Paper Illuminated. This thin Japanese tissue is available from Mulberry Paper & More and comes in several patterns.

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In the Studio:\

My inspiration into the world of paper began many years ago on a brief trip to Japan when I observed light filtering through the papered screens in a traditional Inn. Here’s what we’ll be turning this paper into in my online class, Paper Illuminated, which begins March 8th. Not only will we be “weaving” wood, but this incredible Japanese paper hinge connects the panels and allows them to flex in both directions.

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Susan Niner James is someone you should know. She writes the blog The Papercraft Post, and recently she reviewed Paul Jackson new book Cut and Fold Paper Textures, in other words: paper as surface design. I can’t wait to get my copy!

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The artist Movana Chen knits paper that has been shredded into body suits and even performs in them.

The artist Nghiep Luu is exhibiting a special installation to raise funds for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital by creating 10,000 paper cranes! That will be quite a feat for such a wonderful cause!

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Here’s a fun story about collaboration and hand papermaking at Elizabethtown College, where psychology, art and ecology students made paper using duckweed from a pond on campus.

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This is a nice article about the benefits of paper in the digital age.

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Sunday Paper Click

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Hi, I'm Helen Hiebert!
I'm an artist working primarily in handmade paper; I write how-to books and make films about papermaking and paper arts; and I love learning about new techniques and methods for working with paper! You can learn more about me at http://www.helenhiebertstudio.com

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