Washi Arts

May 23, 2020

Need a Little More Light this Summer?

The Sunday Paper #313
May 24, 2020

Paper of the Week: Paper + Light


I’m so excited about my new online class, designed to get us through a stay-close-to-home summer together as we explore paper + light. Click here to …

February 1, 2020

Pop-Up Paper Groundhog

The Sunday Paper #297
February 2, 2020

Paper of the Week: Kyoseishi from Washi Arts


Kyoseishi (kee-o-say-shi) is a handmade, dyed Japanese paper than has konnyaku starch kneaded into the kozo fibers to strengthen the paper. Kyoseishi means strong paper. …

June 15, 2019

Washi

The Sunday Paper #264
June 16, 2019
Congratulations to Selena Dixon from Dallas for winning last week’s giveaway. Thanks to everyone else for participating!
Happy Father’s Day! Both of my kiddos are traveling home this weekend, and I reminded them …

January 6, 2018

Washi Arts Giveaway!

The Sunday Paper #190

January 7, 2018
Paper of the Week: Washi Arts Giveaway!

Start 2018 with a fresh stash of adhesives for your studio from our friends at Washi Arts. This giveaway package includes five different adhesives …

December 1, 2017

Wa = Japanese + shi = paper · washi = Japanese paper

25 Days of Paper – Day 2

December 2, 2017
On the even days during December, I’m highlighting the companies that are sponsors of the Twelve Months of Paper Calendar. These companies work hard to bring us beautiful papers, paper …

December 9, 2016

Washi Arts

25 Days of Paper 2016, Day 10

Japanese washi / paper is renowned for it’s purity, elegance and strength. Small format handmade sheets are delightful to work with and make wonderful pages for artists’ books, and are exquisite for printmaking …

October 8, 2016

Early Postage Stamps

The Sunday Paper #128, October 9, 2016
Paper of the Week: Laminated Lace Paper

I love the look of lace paper, but don’t often use really thin papers with holes in it. For some reason, I can’t find an application …

May 27, 2016

Japanese momi (crinkled) papers

The Sunday Paper #109, May 29, 2016
Sponsored Paper of the Week: Konnyaku Washi Sampler from Washi Arts

Konnyaku is powdered Devil’s Tongue root, a natural plant starch that, when mixed with water and applied by brush to Japanese kozo …

March 5, 2016

Art on Paper

The Sunday Paper #97

Sponsored Paper of the Week: Mingei Paper from Washi Arts

Washi Arts is excited to introduce you to another special Japanese paper – Mingei. This is a laminated paper, used in Japan for book covers. The …

December 22, 2015

Chiyogami Sample Box Subscription

25 Days of Paper 2015, Day 23

Hand screened chiyogami papers are the ambassadors of Japanese paper. They are immediately recognizable and beloved by artists and designers. The patterns are gorgeous, the printing of them is exquisite, the colors vibrant, …