If you are interested in an introduction to papermaking, please contact the Workshop Coordinator.
Date & Time: 16 Jul 2017 - 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Cost: $80 for members, $90 for non-members.
Tutor: Gail Stiffe
Learn how to turn common garden plants and weeds into paper. Learn techniques for harvesting, preparation, cooking, beating and sheet forming. Paper can be made from cumbungi, NZ Flax, grasses, red hot poker and many barks. The morning will be spent preparing fibre and the afternoon making many sheets of paper from different fibres. The paper is suitable for collage, cards and some for writing on. Suitable for beginners and those who have done some papermaking.
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Date & Time: 11 Nov 2017 & 12 Nov 2017 - 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Cost: $160 for members, $180 for non-members.
Tutor: Liz Powell
Enrollments close 1 October 2017
Joomchi is a traditional Korean technique that could broadly be described as felting paper. I give this method a distinctly Australian twist by combining locally sourced fibres in handmade papers with easily purchased Thai kozo sheets rather than using only hanji (dyed Korean dak fibre). I also take the pain out of the labour intensive process by using my feet!
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My original teacher Jiyoung Chung has been impressed (and entertained) by this approach and has invited me to participate regularly in international joomchi exhibitions in USA and Korea.