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April 16, 2017

Snow Bunny

The Sunday Paper #154, April 16, 2017

Paper of the Week: Mingei


If you have a copy of the Twelve Months of Paper Calendar, have you created your Woven Paper Lantern yet? This project features two subtle yet gorgeous …

December 4, 2016

Hanging Heart

25 Days of Paper 2016, Day 5 Here’s a bit about February’s project in the Twelve Months of Paper Calendar. This is a simple structure made from multiple pages cut to the same shape and size. I love thinking…
March 28, 2015

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 …

March 24, 2015

How do you Press?

I was in Salt Lake City this past weekend, teaching an Experimental Papermaking workshop at the University of Utah. They had this really cool press! You could raise and lower that top bar to accommodate varying post sizes. And check …

March 21, 2015

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 …

February 24, 2015

Experimental Papermaking

I’m a huge fan of experimental papermaking, which takes many forms of course (quick, what did you think of when you read that phrase?).

My version of experimental papermaking involves embedding string and wire between sheets of high shrinkage abaca …

February 21, 2015

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 …

February 14, 2015

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! …

November 1, 2014

The Sunday Paper, 1 (27),

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 25, 2014

The Sunday Paper, 1 (26),

This is the 26th edition of The Sunday Paper – it’s been half a year already! Today, I’m reporting from Lincoln, Nebraska, where I’m lecturing and teaching at the University of Nebraska and collaborating with master woodcut artist Karen Kunc