The Sunday Paper Blog

December 6, 2014

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I’d call this revolutionary book design: a set of Harry Potter books with glow-in-the-dark covers and pop-up illustrations. These are the work Hungary-based student Kincső Nagy did for her BA degree. Wow! I can’t wait to see what she does …

December 2, 2014

Making a Drying Box

 

The following text is excerpted from my book The Papermaker’s Companion, with a few additions.

This restraint drying system is the highest-tech system I’ve seen, and it yields flat and dry papers in about 24 hours. I use …

November 29, 2014

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Two quick news items:

1. It is the first day of Advent, and those of you who have followed this blog for a year or two might remember my 25 Days of Paper posts. The Sunday Paper is quite similar, …

November 25, 2014

Drying Techniques

For some reason, i’ve been getting a lot of queries about drying paper recently. The following text is excerpted from my book The Papermaker’s Companion, with a few additions.

There are a few things to consider when choosing a drying …

November 22, 2014

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A quick heads-up: next Friday through Sunday (11/28 – 12/1) I’m offering FREE SHIPPING on everything you find on my website. Playing With Paper Kits, How-to books, DVDs and art. It will be almost like you’re here shopping in my …

November 15, 2014

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Happy Sunday! Today’s the last day to enter the giveaway over on the All Things Paper blog – hop on over there and enter – all you have to do is leave a comment stating which kit is your favorite …

November 11, 2014

A Weekend at Constellation Studios

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of being a visiting artist at the University of Nebraska and Constellation Studios in Lincoln, Nebraska. I met Karen Kunc, who brought me there, when we were both artists-in-residence at the …

November 8, 2014

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We’ve all seen this use for cardboard – signs held by the homeless. I admire the artist Willie Baronet for the ways he has connected with and supported the homeless. Check out his project We Are All Homeless. I’m …

November 1, 2014

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Did anyone in NYC catch Paper Music last week, the latest project in an ongoing collaboration between the Johannesburg-born visual artist William Kentridge and his South African compatriot Philip Miller?

I’m excited that paper cutter and illustrator extraordinaire Béatrice Coron …

October 28, 2014

Playing With Paper Kits

Today’s post features the new Playing With Paper Kits, which I recently launched in my on-line store. 

My mother always encouraged me to make handmade gifts, and for a few years, she even hired me to make her holiday …