Hand Papermaking Newsletter #43‘s “For Beginners” column probes the underlying “why?” of this art form, from process to sustainability to meaning. Read the full text here.
Why make paper by hand? It’s an odd question to pose in a periodical devoted to the subject. When you think of it, though, this is where we all began; this is the first question we answered for ourselves. And we continue to answer the same query from curious friends and relations. As with many worthwhile questions, the answers are full of irony and paradox. More….