Workshops

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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.

Natural Inks and Handmade Brushes

15/08/2021 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Stables Studio, Bundoora Victoria

Natural Inks and Handmade Brushes

Tutors: Gail Stiffe and Sue Cust Learn how to make inks from various natural materials including avocado, tea, acorns etc then make some brushes to use with the inks.

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Papermaking for Beginners

05/09/2021 - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Stables Studio, Bundoora Victoria

Papermaking for Beginners

Learn the basics of making paper by hand. By the end of the day you will leave with the necessary knowledge and practical experience to be able to make your own paper at home using recycled materials. You will also take home your beautiful handmade sheets of paper.

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Japanese Woodblock Printing with Ema Shin

19/09/2021 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Stables Studio, Bundoora Victoria

Japanese Woodblock Printing with Ema Shin

  Ema will introduce you to the traditional art of Japanese Woodblock Printing. Bring along your own simple design for one or two colour printing. Learn how to carve your design onto a woodblock and print this onto paper to create original pochi-bukuro. Pochi-bukuro is a traditional Japanese decorative paper envelope for giving New Year’s […]

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Jamieson Gathering for Members and Partners

23/09/2021 - 26/09/2021 - 3:00 pm
Berrington Cabins, Jamieson Victoria

Jamieson Gathering for Members and Partners

Once again we will gather in the beautiful gardens at Berrington Cabins for a weekend of papery activities. The beautiful Jamieson River and the township are a short walk away.

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Tshirts and Jeans to Paper

10/10/2021 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Stables Studio, Bundoora Victoria

Tshirts and Jeans to Paper

Sunday 10 October 2021 10 am – 4 pm Tutor: Gail Stiffe Applications close 5 October 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 […]

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Japanese Woodblock Printing with Ema Shin

31/10/2021 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Stables Studio, Bundoora Victoria

Japanese Woodblock Printing with Ema Shin

  Ema will introduce you to the traditional art of Japanese Woodblock Printing. Bring along your own simple design for one or two colour printing. Learn how to carve your design onto a woodblock and print this onto paper to create original pochi-bukuro. Pochi-bukuro is a traditional Japanese decorative paper envelope for giving New Year’s […]

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Papermaking from Plant Fibre

14/11/2021 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Stables Studio, Bundoora Victoria

Papermaking from Plant Fibre

Sunday November 14 2021 10am – 4pm Tutor: Gail Stiffe Cost: $80 members  $110 non-members Applications close November 8 2021 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 […]

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