The Woman Who Printed the Declaration of Indepence

The Sunday Paper #319 July 5, 2020

Papermaker of the Week: Ray Tomasso

Ray Tomasso at the Hong Kong Open Printshop in 2018. Photo by Wong Lik-wan / Courtesy of Diane Wray Tomasso

It is with great sadness that I share the news that Ray Tomasso passed away on June 25th. Ray was papermaker and artist who welcomed me into his Denver, CO

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Making Shoji Paper

The Sunday Paper #283 October 27, 2019

Paper of the Week: The Paper Year

I asked a friend to test out The Paper Year, and her grandaughter made this sketch – you can tell what was on her mind. Happy Halloween! What are you up to? We live in an upstairs condo and don’t get many trick-or-treaters, but our neighborhood is full of kids. Lots

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Criss Cross Accordion

The Sunday Paper #254 April 7, 2019

Paper of the Week: French Construction Paper

Hedi Kyle turned me onto French Paper. This is a family owned business that has been manufacturing paper for more than 140 years in Niles, Michigan. Remaining as one of the last, small, independent mills in America, French Paper has learned to take their direction from customers, not corporate consultants. How

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18: Pop-Ups

I think I could write 25 posts about pop-ups, but I’ll spare you… Pop-ups were my foray into paper arts. In 1986, when I spent my junior year abroad in Germany, I took a class in letter arts and discovered a three-dimensional alphabet in a book of fonts. The font was printed flat on the page, but illustrated in a way that I could recreate

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