Papermaking in Action

The Sunday Paper #299 February 16, 2020

Paper of the Week: A Sheet of Abaca in 1:20

I made a short video of me making a sheet of abaca. The sheet size is 18″ x 23″ and I’m making it on an old English mould that I purchased many years ago. It only takes about 1-1/2 minutes to pull and couch a sheet (I

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Michael LaFosse

Michael LaFosse runs Origamido studio outside of Boston with Richard Alexander. This is a really unique studio, because not only do they create, fold and teach unique origami techniques, but they also produce handmade papers designed specifically for folding and origami. Michael and I talk about how he discovered origami as a child, first learning to fold a paper airplane with his uncle, and then by chance seeing one episode of a black and white TV show about origami. We chat about how he developed his style and how he teaches beginner to master level origami at Origamido Studio, as well as in schools, where he often uses origami to teach math and geometry. Enjoy our conversation!

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My Colorado Paper Retreat

The Sunday Paper #295 January 19, 2020

Paper of the Week: Red Cliff Paper Retreat

Registration is now open and you are invited to my studio in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains for the 7th Annual Red Cliff Paper Retreat! The 2020 Retreat theme is Woven Paper: Books/Vessels/Lighting. Come experience a variety of papers that can be made by hand, cut, folded, stitched and woven to

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Book Arts in Venice

The Sunday Paper #282 October 20, 2019

Paper of the Week: Book Arts in Venice, June 16 – 27, 2020

Printing studio of the Scuola di Grafica Internazionale in Venice, where we will work.

Travel to Venice, Cornuda, and Verona, Italy, to work in traditional printing and letterpress studios and tour historic libraries and museums. Print in the studio of the Scuola Internazionale

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Day # 25: Start at the Very Beginning

In honor of the publication of my new book, Playing With Paper, I’m launching this 25 Days of Paper blog marathon. Today is Day 1, but we’ll count down from 25, ending on Christmas day with a giveaway! And since it is the holiday season, I’ll be hosting a few other giveaways. Be sure to check in daily to learn how to win a copy

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