PaperTHINKTank was invited to be a vendor at the Greensgrow Farms Twilight Market! In preparation of tabling at the August Twilight Market, we worked on putting together batches of notebooks, stationery packs, and greeting cards, in addition to larger sheets of handmade paper. After pulling sheets of handmade cotton paper, we made greeting cards by … Continue reading Printing Dard Hunter Rose Greeting Cards
In the studio, we worked on marbling handmade paper with ink, using the Suminagashi technique. Suminagashi is a Japanese paper marbling technique using sumi (black) ink. By dropping it lightly onto the surface of water, the ink is able to stay floating on the surface of the water. While the ink is floating on the … Continue reading Suminagashi
Previously, we had made some greeting cards with the Dard Hunter Rose motif printed onto them. The next step was to make handmade envelopes to go with each set of greeting cards, since the cards were a special and specific size. Prior to pulling the paper for the handmade envelopes, we dyed the paper pulp … Continue reading Dyeing Paper Pulp & Handmade Envelopes
Come visit with me & other awesome vendors! 4pm – 8pm #handmadepaper #paperthinktank #handboundbook View on Instagram http://ift.tt/2AoJfoF
September and October were filled with travel, and now that things are getting more settled, we have a lot on the calendar for November, December, and beyond, so I hope to see some at some of these upcoming events in the next few weeks! the short version ——> 2017 Thursday November 9 — Twilight Market @ Greensgrow Farms, 4pm … Continue reading Upcoming Events 2017 / 2018
View on Instagram http://ift.tt/2uSJm9o This handmade #flax paper beauty is heading to #israel for the Beer Sheva #paperart #biennial in September! #pressureprinting #handmadepaper @iapma #iapma
Memorial Day weekend was a bit gloomy this year, but paperTHINKtank is prepared for SUMMER. Come get your hands wet and learn some new skills at these popular workshops! PAPERMAKING for PRINTMAKERS A special two-part course in partnership with Second State Press REGISTER today: http://secondstatepress.org/education/classes/ Two Saturdays June 17th from 10-2 PM at paperTHINKtank (3240 … Continue reading Summer Workshops!
This papermaker just returned to Philadelphia from Cleveland. And what is in Cleveland, you may ask? Well, the Morgan Conversatory of Paper, of course. I had the great privilege of making my own artwork at their fine facilities for 3 weeks! With a particular focus on hand papermaking, The Morgan boasts perhaps the most comprehensive … Continue reading An Artist Residency at The Morgan
For three weeks, I’m working on a new series of paper artworks at The Morgan Conservatory of Paper. I am so excited and happy to be at this fantastic facility and center dedicated to paper art. It feels like a (much-needed) dream come true. Here are a few photos from my first week.
This spring I’ve been working with the People’s Paper Co-op and six amazing women to produce handmade paper sculptures. I wish I had more time to write about the project in detail, but here are just a few of the photos!