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Paper Making Class (23rd April 2014)

Yesterday I had my second paper making class, this week we were cleaning the softened wood bark ready for pulping. This was quite a laborious process, as we had to inspect each piece and remove small black pieces of bark, which would left black spots all over the finished paper. 27 more words

Earth Day 2014 at The Center in Palos Park, IL

What an honor to spend Earth Day at The Center in Palos Park, a place “of celebration, enrichment, and healing—meeting others who shared a love for trees.  73 more words


Such Nastiness Made Lovely

Only a paper maker could bear the smell and swoon over such muck as pictured above. The process begun here is known as retting in handmade paper parlance. 332 more words


Paper making

I have been making paper for quite a few years both with therapy groups and for my own enjoyment. This particular batch was made up of… 128 more words

Creative Arts Therapy

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts Residency and Scholarship

In January I made the decision to apply to Haystack Mountain School of Crafts artist’s residency program. Haystack received an anonymous grant that allowed them to offer artist’s residencies for the very first time! 1,224 more words


Paper-Making Tutorial

What a fantastic way to recycle all old junk mail, bank statements and newspapers. We decided we wanted to make some gifts tags to accompany our beautiful flowers and what better way than recycling. 752 more words


Agri-fiber paper-making from Fresh Press

We hear all sorts of things about the terrible effects the paper-making industry has on our world, from the trees being cut down, to the practices of those cutting down those trees, to the paper-making process itself. 429 more words

Print Industry Updates