If you are interested in an introduction to papermaking, please contact the Workshop Coordinator.
Date & Time: 24 Sep 2017 - 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Cost: $80 for members, $90 for non-members.
Tutor Gail Stiffe
Turn your T-shirts and jeans into fine paper instead of sending to landfill. Learn how to use a Hollander Beater to turn all sorts of natural fabrics into high quality pulp and make extra strong acid free paper. Any fabric that is 100% natural plant fibres can be made into paper. Examples are denim, hemp, linen and cottons.
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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.