Papermakers of Victoria


About the workshop

Date & Time

20 May 2018 - 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM


Tutor: Gail Stiffe

Closing date 10 May 2018 Materials fee $5 to be paid to the tutor at the class.

Suitable for beginner and experienced papermakers.

In this workshop we will explore ways of colouring paper with natural dyes and with found pigments. We will also discuss the ways in which dyes and pigments differ and how they can be applied to paper and paper pulp. Materials used for dyeing include avocado skin, loquat leaves, onion skins and gum leaves.

Ochre cliffs in Mornington

You will be making paper from cotton pulp that is coloured with various dyes and will prepare and add pigment to the pulp. The papermaking method is one in which small quantities of pulp can be made into sheets using limited water and equipment.

Outback Impressions 2002 Gail Stiffe Mixed media


Please complete the details below to reserve your place at this workshop

Bookings no longer allowed on this date.

Payment instructions

Electronic funds transfer (preferred):
Account name: Papermakers of Victoria Inc.
Bank: Westpac
BSB: 033-112
Account number: 325-089
Reference: Please place your surname, and the tutor's surname, in the reference field.

If you wish to pay by cheque or money order please send an email the workshop coordinator.

Refund Policy

A full refund will be made if PoV cancels the workshop for any reason. If an applicant withdraws for any reason before the closing date a full refund will be made. If an applicant withdraws on or after the closing date no refund will be given unless a replacement participant is found by the applicant. The PoV Committee will consider exceptional circumstances.


This workshop will be held at Stables Studio
Coopers Settlement, Bundoora Park, 1069 Plenty Road, Bundoora

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