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Pastepaper Workshop

The notes received in this workshop stated (in part & abbreviated): Pastepapers have been used since at least as early as 1650.  They were often made in the binder’s shop, but some businesses were set up solely to provide them … Continue reading

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Natural Dyeing with Kirsten Ingemar

5 days natural dyeing at Sturt summer school  was an enjoyable way to start the new year. The course was interesting although I already knew much of what was taught.  I went for several reasons; I’ve never really had a … Continue reading

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Workshop: Print, Book, Box

Monoprinting with Glen Skein. January saw me at Sturt Summer School for 5 days of printmaking.  The program included great live-in accommodation, excellent food and several hundred people all involved in a range of workshops. Unfortunately I was struck seriously … Continue reading

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Carborundum & Drypoint Printing

Workshop with Brenda Tye A fascinating 2 day workshop where I learned a whole bunch of new techniques.  We were asked to bring any sketches or reference material depicting objects from nature.  I photocopied some of my past ideas: As … Continue reading

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Workshop: The Mono Printed Brushmark

Experimental Printing Techniques I’ve mixed feelings about this one day class I attended yesterday.  The finished works shown by the tutor, Vivien Haley, were spectacular, beautiful colour schemes, innovative patterning and quality outcomes. Should I have felt a little put-out … Continue reading

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Workshop: Paper Felting

Whilst I’ve recently concentrated on making my own paper from some of my old prints (and blank paper offcuts) by pulping, remixing and forming new sheets I haven’t actually tried fusing or ‘felting’ lightweight papers together before.  This workshop was … Continue reading

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Workshop: Hand-embossing paper

An interesting one day workshop, not something I see myself doing a lot of but another skill I’m exploring. This technique requires the use of a lightbox and, whilst I have my own purchased model, the tutor brought along a … Continue reading

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