Papermakers of Victoria

Workshops

We run a broad program of paper focused workshops each year. Skilled tutors help you develop new skills during a day of information and fun. To register for an upcoming workshop, please select your preferred workshop below and complete the registration form.
If you are interested in an introduction to papermaking, please contact the Workshop Coordinator.

    Paper Cutting

    Date & Time: 18 Jun 2017 - 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Cost: $80 for members, $90 for non-members.

    Tutor: Roma McLaughlin

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    Paper cutting is an ideal medium for creating gifts, cards, handmade books and wall hangings. Come along and be inspired by traditional folk art paper cutting, and its modern day artform. Make your own cutouts using this beautiful technique. http://www.romamclaughlin.com/

    Registrations close Thursday 8 June 2017, a materials list will be sent to participants the week before the workshop.

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    Plant Fibre Papermaking

    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.

    Materials fee $10 per person

    Enrol by 6 July
    leavesMaterials list will be sent prior to the workshop.

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    JOOMCHI IN 2 DAYS

    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.

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    Further information

    If you have difficulty registering for a workshop, or have any questions, please contact the Workshop Coordinator.

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