The Key to My Heart

The title for this post was hard to decide on. I debated between this and “40 Days and 40 Nights” because today is day 40!
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#38

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #38,  11" x 7", $100

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #38, 11″ x 7″, $100


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In 2011, I co-taught a class at The Penland School with Alyssa Salomon, who specializes in alternative photographic techniques like cyanotype and van dyke. I had such fun experimenting with the techniques. This is a cyanotype. You can purchase cool maps of major cities at specialty paper stores. I bought this map of Manhattan at Two Hands Paperie. Do you see Central Park?
#39
© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #39,  10" x 8", $100

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #39, 10″ x 8″, $100


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For Halloween, I decided to weave a Tootsie Pop wrapper into this printed key paper, also from Two Hands Paperie. The key paper reminded me of my freshman year of college, when I took 3D Design (and ate a lot of Tootsie Pops). One of our first assignments was to take an object and draw it from various perspectives. The paper brought up that memory.
© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #40,  10" x 8", $100

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #40, 10″ x 8″, $100


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Graphic Products Corporation imports papers from all over the world. I own their swatch books of over 800 papers! Just yesterday I received a nice donation from them including the two papers featured in this weaving: a Philippine Rice Hull paper and a Thai paper called Golden Leaves on Emerald. Graphic Product’s website is a great resource for choosing papers. And many paper stores around the country carry their papers – even my little art supply store here in the mountains of Colorado, which by the way, are covered with snow.

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