On Writing Books

I have to admit that, for the most part, I hated writing in highschool and college. So when I received a letter from an editor at Storey Publishing in 1997, asking whether I’d be interested in writing a book about making paper from plants, I had to think twice about it! I ended up saying yes and was surprised at how much I enjoyed writing

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Codex Book Fair

I’m off to the Codex Book Fair on Friday… will any of you be there? I’ll be in Booth 167, and I’m looking forward to it! For those of you who don’t know about it, this is the 3rd biennial event, where “the most distinguished book artists and artisans, private presses, and fine art publishers will be exhibiting their art and craft”. It takes place

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4 & Counting: 3D Handmade Paper

There are numerous artists creating wonders with handmade paper. I wrote another post about two-dimensional techniques recently, and here are some examples of three-dimensional paper techniques. These are featured in The Papermaker’s Studio Guide as well. Let’s start with the least dimensional, which would be embossed sheets. Here’s an example by Margareta Mannervik. By simply laying wet sheets of handmade paper on top of an

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10: Paper Jewelry + A Giveaway

Congratulations to Anne McIntyre for winning the first giveaway in this blog series! Anne will receive a copy of Playing With Paper, three window stars, and a set of kite paper so that she can make a few of her own window stars (one of the projects featured in the book). And now, it is time for another giveaway! Check out the paper goodness you

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