Kozo Harvest

The Sunday Paper #183, November 12, 2017

Paper of the Week: Combat Paper

As we honor our veterans, here’s a group that’s doing great work, with paper! Combat Paper engages veterans in a therapeutic process as to turn their uniforms into sheets of paper and works of art.

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In the Studio: A Giveaway!

The Twelve Months of Paper calendars are shipping! Click here to enter a GIVEAWAY to win a copy of the Twelve Months of Paper Calendar (there will be three lucky winners)!

Papery Tidbits

  • Did you catch the Best Basic Papermaking Books that I posted last week? I’m building a virtual Paper Library, and this is just the beginning!
  • Are you intrigued with online learning? I’m offering a Twelve Months of Paper Calendar mini online class which is a great way to try it. Read all about it here.

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As seen on Hyperallergic! A lovely review of the Morgan Conservatory in Cleveland, perhaps the most comprehensive book/paper/print studio in the US. And they grow their own kozo (their annual harvest is this weekend)!

Yesterday (November 11) was World Origami Day in Japan. Check out a selection of origami architectural projects that include this folding practice, using material that range from sound-absorbing material to actual paper.

Students in the paper lab at the University of Washington help run the machine producing paper made from spent beer grain. How cool is that?

(GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser)

Japanese artist Coco Sato’s latest project, Moon Rabbit, is a giant origami performance which takes you on a meditative journey inspiring connection and cultural exploration. Click through to watch the video.

This is a fascinating story about Rembrandt’s papers with a focus on watermarks that are being used by students from several universities to identify when he made his drawings and etchings.

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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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