Shizen Screen Printed Papers

The Sunday Paper #256

April 21, 2019

Paper of the Week: Shizen Screen Printed Papers

Shizen Design papers are manufactured by hand in India. These papers are made from t-shirt cotton waste, and the huge variety of patterns are screen printed. These papers are acid-free, distributed by Shizen Design in Kansas City, and are available through a variety of retailers, including Artists & Craftsmen and

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Luminaria

25 Days of Paper – Day 9

December 9, 2017

Today I’d like to pay tribute to making paper by hand. It’s an age-old technique that has changed little since it was first invented around 105AD. Aside from being a substrate for all kinds documents to works of art, contemporary artists are using paper in all kinds of innovative ways. Here are a few examples,

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Papermaking with Garden Plants & Common Weeds

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Paper of the Week: Hosta Paper

In about 1996, when I was working at Dieu Donné Papermill in NYC, I received a letter via snail mail from an editor at Storey Books, inquiring whether I would be interested in writing a book about making paper with plants. It turns out that she’d seen my Compost Papermaking workshop listed in the NY

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Watermarks

This past weekend, I taught a workshop on how to make watermarks at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Watermarks (designs which appear in a sheet of paper when illuminated) have intrigued me since the first time I laid eyes upon them. So you can imagine how excited I was when I learned how to make them myself!

A really old watermarked

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