The Sunday Paper #48

In the Studio: I’ve started using the handwritten words so many of you sent me for one of several new projects relating to mothers/motherhood. My Mormor (which means mother’s mother in Dutch as I’ve recently learned) had a tablecloth that she had relatives autograph when they visited (she’d bring it out at family reunions, etc). The names were signed in a spiral, and between reunions,

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The Sunday Paper #47

Out and About: I’m in Salt Lake City this weekend, where I just finished teaching a workshop on Experimental Abaca. I like the call this fiber the incredible shrinking material, because it is. It is such a delight to show students a few possibilities and to see how they run with it. Wow!

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Shortly after I met my husband, he started working at

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The Sunday Paper #46

In the Studio: I’m making some headway with all of the mother words I’ve received. Stay tuned for more details soon. In the meantime, I’m busy working out the details for upcoming workshops in Seattle (June 27/28), Portland (July 10-12) and New York City (September 26/27). Feel free to send me an e-mail if you’d like to be on the notification list when

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The Sunday Paper #45

In the Studio: Today’s the last day to save on handmade papers: check out my on-line handmade paper sale! I made this piece with one of the abaca leathers featured in the sale.

Handle With Care, edition of 25, 5″ x 5″ x 5″. Text reads: “You are holding the world in your hands”.

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Hand papermaking has been a hit in the art

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The Sunday Paper #44

In the Studio: I’m busy clearing my flat files to make room for new papers and projects and my bi-annual on-line paper sale begins tomorrow. Subscribe to my monthly e-newsletter to be notified when the sale starts. I’m offering discounts on hemp papers, abaca leather, butterfly stenciled sheets and a few watermarked book pages (extras from my newest artists’ book, pictured below).

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Here’s

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The Sunday Paper #43

In the Studio: I finished hand watercoloring the shapes for my artists’ book Interluceo. Béatrice Coron has also completed the paper cut illustrations, so everything is ready to send to the binder. Check out this animation of some of her paper cut that represents the number two – wow, the paper is cutting itself!

My bi-annual paper sale begins next week! Look for specials

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The Sunday Paper #42

Here’s a link to my latest newsletter, featuring upcoming workshops in and around Colorado. Subscribe if you’d like! It comes out monthly.

In the studio: I’m looking forward to getting back in the studio after almost two weeks away! I don’t have much news, but here’s a tidbit from my studio building (and a video that shows you a big part of the lifestyle here

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The Sunday Paper, #41

Out and About: I’m not in the studio this week because I’m in the Bay Area. This weekend’s highlight: while teaching at the SF Center for the Book, I had the opportunity to meet Claire Van Vliet, who was at the center setting up her exhibition The Janus Press at Sixty. We had a lovely conversation about her paper bindings. There is an exhibition catalog

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The Sunday Paper #40

In the studio: I’m busy packing my bags for my trip to the Bay Area next week. I’m teaching a workshop at the San Francisco Center for the Book on Friday and Saturday, and then I’ll be exhibiting my artists’ books and a few other items at the Codex Book Fair in Richmond, Feb 8-11. Above you see my abaca leather papers. These are

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The Sunday Paper #39

In the Studio: I’ve been busy in the studio getting ready for the Codex Book Fair, where I’ll be a vendor Feb 8-11 in Richmond, California. I will be showcasing my artists’ books, including my newest book Interluceo. And I always make a few special papers to bring along. These butterfly papers are one of the papers I’m making for the show (in a

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