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Tag Archives: hand papermaking

Project Recap – Hand Papermaking Journal Portfolio #12

A curated collection of pieces from artists working in pulp painting was the first Hand Papermaking Journal portfolio I sat with in person.  It was Hand Papermaking Journal Portfolio #7, it was at … Continue reading

October 5, 2016 · 2 Comments

Rare Book School Wrap Up

I just got home from my paper geek-out week at the Rare Book School, at the University of Virginia. Two of the afternoon sessions consisted of a special collection showcase … Continue reading

July 1, 2015 · 4 Comments

Late Night Schoolin’ – Rare Book Style

Just fell into bed with my computer; it’s the end of day two at the Rare Book School (RBS) in hot and humid Charlottesville, VA. I’m here taking a course in … Continue reading

June 17, 2015 · 3 Comments

Guest Post: Joshua Strydom and the Making of Elephant Dung Paper

Introducing Joshua Strydom, a BFA student at Memphis College of Art. We met through Instagram (believe it!) when he posted a photo of paper he’d made from elephant dung. Read on … Continue reading

April 2, 2015 · 3 Comments

Interview: Whitney Korstange of The Maple Street Paper Company

After graduating with an MFA in printmaking from Arizona State, Whitney Korstange and her sister Hilary purchased a fully equipped, 20-year-old handmade paper mill and moved it from Vermont to … Continue reading

April 5, 2014 · 2 Comments