The Sunday Paper #267
July 7, 2019
Paper of the Week: RCWAMP Giveaway!
This month’s giveaway includes a “flock” of mini-origami cranes, four sheets of lokta paper in dark brown and cream, and a lovely floral picture frame with places to hold three pictures. This prize is generously donated by the Robert C. Williams Museum of American Papermaking in Atlanta, GA. Click here to enter!
In the Studio:
It was super fun to have Peter Thomas come through town last week! He and his wife Donna are the Wandering Book Artists and they drive this sweet caravan around the country for part of each year. Peter gave me this quick video tour.
- The Rhinoceros Project continues to raise funds for the giant watermarked sheet that will be formed at the San Francisco Center for the Book on August 9th.
- Did you catch the latest episode of Paper Talk featuring Papillon Papers?
- Click here to watch the video trailer and learn more about my Paper Weaving online class. Class begins this week Wednesday (July 10th) and runs for 6 weeks.
I love upcycling! Allegra Murray turns sentimental book pages, sheet music, maps and letters into handmade paper roses.
If you’re in Paris, an exhibition on the art of paper funeral offerings in Taiwan is on view at the Quai Branly Museum through October 27th. Burning papier-mache vehicles, houses and other objects for the deceased to use in the afterlife is part of Taiwan’s traditional funeral rites.
From roses to handmade houseplants, these are prettier and more pc than plastic plants. Corrie Beth Hogg shows you how to make them in her book, The Handmade Houseplant.
This blog post is plant-centric, so I’ll stick to the theme. Here’s a beautiful video of a really cool book: The Book that Grew.
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