International paper folklore is the theme of Hand Papermaking’s Summer 2014 Magazine. This cover depicts Recycling: Washi Tales, a theatre piece that has traveled the world with actors, musicians, dancers, […]
For this special issue devoted to papermaking in Italy, guest editor Lynn Sures rounded up an array of perspectives from Italian artists, scholars, academics, and artisans. The authors demonstrate their strong cultural heritage, with an eye to the relevance of papermaking as a living practice. It is…
In our thirtieth-anniversary issue, we look to the future of the field, presenting the next generation—papermakers and paper artists under 30. The tongue-in-cheek theme is from the 1960s Free Speech Movement: “Don’t Trust Anyone Over 30!” Here’s our line-up so far…
Volume 30, Number 2: A primer on sizing… Tim Barrett provides an overview of sizing terminology and sizing options for contemporary hand papermakers. John Baty covers the chemistry of sizing […]
From Winter 2010, p5, El Retorno by Laurence Barker.
From Summer 2009, p4, Chemistry in Paper: Professional Paper Collaborators Discuss Their Profession by Genevieve Wood.
A grainy 1950s image of Douglass Morse Howell, from our Summer 1994 issue.
Performers in handmade paper costumes, during opening ceremonies at the annual Wonju Hanji Festival. From the Summer 2014 issue of Hand Papermaking magazine.
From our Summer 2014 storytelling issue, Griot, by Leroy Campbell, telling the story of The Boo Hag.
From Summer 2012, p34, Hand Papermaking in the Time of Climate Change, by Maggie Puckett
Volume 30, Number 1: This issue focuses on paper sculpture and other 3D examples of handmade paper, including a special pop-up treat! Paper Screens HANNE FREY HUSØ Lynda Benglis: Mud […]
Volume 29, Number 2: A Conversation with Xu Bing by Michael Durgin; Mansheng Wang: A Chinese Artist Talks about Chinese Paper by Nancy Norton Tomasko; Wet and Dry: Water-Based Woodblock […]
Volume 29, Number 1: The Fairy Tale of Duru and Mari by Kang Bumhee; The Myth of Paper’s Origin by Wavell F. Cowan; Papermaking on the Silk Road: Samarkand and […]
Volume 28, Number 2: Recognizing Indigenous Knowledge When Sourcing Plant Fibers for Papermaking by Winsome Jobling; Investigating Cultural Literacy by Helen C. Frederick; Papermaking as Intangible Cultural Heritage in Japan […]
Volume 28, Number 1: Paper from the Bark of Fig Trees: A 13th-Century Yemeni Recipe by Adam Gacek; Samandoque: The Luster of Agave by Karla Elling; Fiber, Water, Heat, and […]