Papermakers of Victoria

KOZO EAST AND WEST

About the workshop

Date & Time

16 Jun 2019 - 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Details

Tutor: Gail Stiffe www.gailstiffe.info

Learn how to process kozo bark suitable to use in Eastern and Western style papermaking. Paper mulberry (broussonetia papyrifera) or kozo is a lovely fibre to work with; the fibres are particularly long which makes the paper strong and it can be made very thin.

The Eastern method of making uses a special mould called a sugeta which has a removable mat made of bamboo and a hinged frame. It is possible to make a stack of papers separated by only a thread. Papermakers of Victoria has a set of three sugetas, so each participant will make several sheets using the Japanese method plus some western style sheets with embedded plant material.

PLEASE NOTE Fees for this workshop $80 members and $120 non members

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Electronic funds transfer (preferred):
Account name: Papermakers of Victoria Inc.
Bank: Westpac
BSB: 033-112
Account number: 325-089
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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.

Location

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

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