In the July 2016 issue of Hand Papermaking Newsletter, explore historic papermaking photographs and read how students dressed up a solar array with handmade paper. Our columnists write about abaca pulp by the bale, a pulp casting workshop, letters from a 1930 vatman, an Istanbul marbler’s gathering, and tips on making paper from dried flowers.
In the April 2016 issue of Hand Papermaking Newsletter, our columnists discuss Burmese papermakers, a demo for seniors, a noteworthy vatman, and setting up a community paper studio. There are […]
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 […]
In the January 2016 issue of Hand Papermaking Newsletter, our columnists write about the silk “paper” saga, a rainy day with open vats, cooperation and competition among historic mills, the legacy of marbler Christopher Weimann, and making papyrus from fruits or vegetables. Read letters from readers and event listings, and support our advertisers.
In the October 2015 issue of Hand Papermaking Newsletter our columnists make washi in the garden, mourn the closing of an historic mill, praise a paper scholar, and teach you […]
In the July 2015 issue of Hand Papermaking Newsletter, read about “liquid goat,” a huge beater made from an old school bus, and papermaking in Iran. Our columnists write about […]
In the April 2015 issue of Hand Papermaking Newsletter, a paper artwork survives a knife attack (perpetrator forgiven), a 16th-century poet celebrates paper mills, and expunged criminal records get re-pulped. […]
In the January 2015 issue of Hand Papermaking Newsletter, read about a new studio in Toronto, working with abaca, decorating with gampi and kozo, the coming demise of paper currency […]
In the October 2014 issue of Hand Papermaking Newsletter, we offer a tribute to departed friend David Marshall, including an audio clip. Also read about making washi in the garden, […]
In the July 2014 issue of Hand Papermaking Newsletter, read informative letters from readers and inspiring articles from seven columnists: on South Africa, scholarly accuracy, post-Jurassic paper, collaborative exhibits, critters, […]
In the April 2014 issue of Hand Papermaking Newsletter, read about papermakers from Cuba, teaching 3D to kids, the awful history of chlorine bleaching, decorated wallpapers, paper currency in trouble, […]
In the January 2014 issue of Hand Papermaking Newsletter, read about the final papermakers serving Thai royalty, the effects of World War I on hand papermaking, paper made of stone, […]
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 […]